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Czech Republic

2017

20

Jun

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Growing awareness of colonial past fuels radicalisation, says Czech minister

An awakening in the Muslim world about the atrocities committed in the west’s colonial past is feeding contemporary radicalisation of communities, said the Czech foreign minister on Wednesday. In a dark speech that he described as brutal and difficult, Lubomír Zaorálek, the likely Social Democrat candidate for prime minister in the October elections, warned that […]

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Country: Czech Republic
Source: The Guardian

09

Jun

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As Czechs slam door on migrants, Brussels warns of sanctions

The European Commission warned on Tuesday it could sanction member states that don’t follow EU quota rules for asylum seekers by opening infringement proceedings against them as early as next week. The warning comes after the Czech Republic – which has protested quotas from the start – said it would not take in any more […]

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Country: Czech Republic
Source: Euronews

17

Apr

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Czech Interior Minister turns against EU refugee quotas

The Interior Minister of the Czech Republic, Milan Chovanec, stated in an interview with Czech newspaper “Pravo” that he did not support the refugee quota set out by the European Union. Chovanec said if the EU threatened the country with financial penalties, the Czech Republic would still not accept further refugees. “We have accepted 12 […]

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Country: Czech Republic
Source: Daily Sabah