Deputy Tomio Okamura few days ago again spitefully attacked the Roma. For example, says that the number of Roma in the Czech Republic for the past 14 years has doubled and this growth Roma population according to him, one of the two biggest security risks for the Czech Republic. Okamura is apparently based on a hoax that is circulating on the Internet for over a year. Yesterday, in a press release protested against spurious statistics and Czech Statistical Office in a press release:
“The Czech Statistical Office is strongly disassociates itself from an Internet article about the statistics relating to the Roma minority. He has already pointed out that the published text is mystification, respectively. it is a hoax.
The object essay titled “Who is not afraid of sharing !!!” was not based on data from the Czech Statistical Office or other official statistics. The information contained in the article can not be verified or corrected, as they are not statistically tracked.
The material is distributed mainly through social networks Facebook, from May 2014. More common occurrence now been recorded, as well as users’ questions about the nature of the data and the document’s authenticity.
CSO has only statistics on the nationalities of the census and housing, which is held once every ten years. Related information can be found in the analysis carried out on the basis of Census and Housing 2011 entitled “The ethnic structure of the population in 2011“.”