Featured stories about Czech Republic
The movement against forced evictions of Roma families at Přednádraží has suffered several severe blows over the last month, but as the pressure keeps rising, alliances also continue to grow. Daniela Kantorova reports.
This summer, Přednádraží, a small neighborhood in Ostrava, has been the site of an intense struggle against unlawful evictions of the predominantly Roma residents. Daniela Kantorova reports on the history of the area and ongoing struggle of its residents.
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Stories about Czech Republic
16 April 2015
To apply for citizenship, just send an email with a photo ID and cover letter. But will Liberland, set between Croatia and Serbia, really become Europe's third smallest microstate?
12 February 2015
A famous tennis player thought she was talking to Argentina's president on Twitter last week, but she actually engaged a popular parody account.
7 October 2014
Freedom of media suffered another blow in Macedonia when the appellate court confirmed that Fokus magazine must pay almost 9,000 euros to a high government official in a defamation suit.
10 May 2014
On the eve of European elections, two French artists will tour Europe to meet with as many types of Europeans as possible.
9 April 2014
21 March 2014
20 January 2014
24 November 2013
7 October 2013
20 June 2013
24 January 2013
15 January 2013
In August 2012, the Ostrava City Hall issued a 24-hour eviction order to the owner of the 11 buildings at Přednádraží. Approximately 100 families of the local residents refused to...
15 November 2012
10 July 2012
12 February 2012
A drama in the air over the Skopje airport received an immediate reflection via Twitter, after a successful emergency landing. Filip Stojanovski reports.
8 February 2012
27 January 2012
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