Sunday, 19 November 2017

Aljazeera.com

Czech Republic's tiny Muslim community subject to hate

Aljazeera.com |
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

Aljazeera.com |
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

Aljazeera.com |
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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