Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Turkey lashes out at Czech court over Salih Muslim's release |
1 March 2018

Turkey has accused Czech authorities of "backing terrorism" after the release of a prominent Syrian Kurdish former leader.

PM Babiš loses confidence vote |
17 January 2018

Czech PM Andrej Babiš has lost a confidence vote in parliament, an expected result that marks the end of his short-lived minority government. Only 78 members of parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of the gov't, while 117 were against. Babiš, the country's second-richest man, and his cabinet will hand in their resignation on Wednesday, a spokeswoman said. However, the PM is expected to remain in office as he negotiates with opposition parties to form a new government.

Czech Republic's tiny Muslim community subject to hate |
14 November 2017

Though no exact figures exist, the Muslim community in the Czech Republic is small, between 5,000 and 20,000, or less than 0.02 percent of the total population. Just a portion lives in Prague. Yet Islam has become a hot-button topic in Czech national politics, where the power to resolve the country's hung parliament could lie with a politician whose only policy is, "No to Islam. No to terrorism".

Czech court rejects suit over school veil ban |
30 January 2017

A Czech court has rejected a discrimination suit filed by a Somali refugee, who was banned from wearing her headscarf in a nursing school, the first case of its kind in the European Union state.

Roma mothers in Czech Republic fight for better schools |
8 September 2016

Roma women launch campaign to end segregation in Czech schools and fight for equal opportunities for their children.

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