Author: Elmira Lyapina

Elmira Lyapina is co-founder and chairperson of KITAP, z.s. (, an NGO which represents Tatar and Turkic culture in the Czech Republic. A Tatar from the Russian Volga region, Lyapina holds a PhD in international law from Charles University, in Prague.

While Roma people are the largest ethnic minority in Czechia, constituting an estimated 2.2 per cent of the population, they’re one of the most discriminated against in the country. (More…)

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