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Is selective coverage of Israel’s war on Gaza in the Czech Republic following or creating anti-Semitism?
“Selective media coverage among the most-followed outlets polarizes society, fostering an environment conducive to aggression and hate speech.”
Members of the Russian diaspora join global protests marking the first anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine
As the world marks the first anniversary of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine, exiled Russians opposing Putin organize and join public demonstrations around the world, including in Berlin and Prague.
To understand how Roma people assess their situation in the Czech Republic, Global Voices interviewed Patrik Banga, a Roma journalist who recently published his autobiography.
General Petr Pavel, a former NATO official, won the presidential election in the Czech Republic. He will strengthen ties with Brussels in contrast to current president Miloš Zeman.
As the Czech Republic chooses a new president for the next five years, the pro-Beijing policy embraced by current president Miloš Zeman is likely to come to a halt.
The Czech republic will hold presidential elections on January 13-14 with 3 candidates dominating the polls: Danuše Nerudová, an economist; Andrej Babiš, a populist oligarch; and General Petr Pavel, formerly with NATO.
33 years after the November 1989 Velvet Revolution that ended Communism in Czechoslovakia, the streets of Prague commemorate how students started a protest that changed history.
Some conservative Czech politicians and elected officials are instrumentalizing the LGBTQ+ community, accusing it of imposing its "agenda," and are trying to take away their rights.
Following a brutal hate murder in Slovakia, Czech author Radka Denemarkova discusses the models of patriarchy that still shape societies in Central Europe.
Considered one of the largest in Central Europe, Prague Pride’s parade returned to the streets on August 13 after a two-year hiatus, drawing an estimated 60,000 people.
The 50,000 Russians living in the Czech Republic are now exposed to heightened Russophobia, even though no one asks them their opinion about the war in Ukraine.
Quite unexpectedly, Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shifted the position of Moscow's most influential supporter in the Czech Republic: President Zeman, who has just described Moscow's actions as a "crime".
"At five in the morning, friends called us to tell us this is war. We packed what we had and took to the road."
Czech Nigerian activist and writer Obonete Ubam interviewed ten prominent Afroczechs in his latest book, to talk about discrimination, integration and role models for an emerging community in the Czech Republic.
The ties between outgoing president Zeman as well as economic relationships over the past few years, especially in the media, raise concerns about the public narrative around Sino-Czech relations.
Will an award-winning animated film about a Czech woman in Kabul change how Czechs perceive Afghanistan?
A Czech animation movie won a major award for depicting a love story between a Czech woman and an Afghan man. But can this movie change perceptions about Afghanistan?
The event also evoked the memory of a local case involving the beating of ethnic Roma citizens by police in September 2020.
Do the Roma musicians face prejudicial attitudes and discrimination based on their origin in Czechia?
How do Muslim women feel in Prague, and how does Female Ramadan in Prague go?
Missed the live stream of the May 20 Global Voices Insights webinar on the Eurovision Song Contest? Here's a replay.
On April 17, the Czech government announced it would expel 18 Russian diplomats, following revelations by its intelligence agency that Russian agents played a role in the 2014 explosions at an arms depot.