British social workers remove children from Czech Roma parents

23-08-2012

Slovak TV Joj has reported on a growing number of cases in which British social workers allegedly removed Czech and Slovak Romany children from their families. According to the reports the latest such case happened in Nottingham where a family of Czech Romanies, recently settled in the area, had their three children forcibly taken away and placed in an institution reportedly without good reason or an explanation from the authorities. The incident is reported to have happened nine days ago. According to Joj television the British authorities have refused to comment pending a court hearing.