Islamophobia on rise in Czech Republic

Czech Insider
3. 6. 2013 10:00
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Islamophobia on rise in Czech Republic

Behind the scenes - "The number of hate-emails we receive is increasing. My email and Facebook account have been hacked, I am preparing a criminal complaint. A female Muslim with her hair covered was attacked in Brno," said Center of Muslim Communities Chairman Munib Alrawi.

"There is an atmosphere of fear on the both sides. Europeans feel threatened by Islamization and Muslims believe they are under the pressure of the West," said Shadi Shanaah, Chairman of Czech-Arabic Center for Cultural Dialog Insaan... (read more here).


Czech "bin Laden hunters" to stay under Military Intelligence command

Behind the scenes - The Czech military's elite special forces, nicknamed "bin Laden hunters", will stay under the authority of the Czech Military Intelligence agency, which is under the jurisdiction of the Defense Ministry. In the past years, the ministry has meticulously planned to move the unit under the command of the general staff, but now it appears that this plan has been scrapped... (read more here).


Scrap entrepreneur Trojek interested in buying Evraz Vitkovice

Business - Czech scrap metal entrepreneur Zdenek Trojek is interested in acquiring Evraz Vitkovice Steel, well-informed sources from the Ostrava business community told Czech Insider.

Czech Insider has learned that Trojek has bid to buy Evraz several times over the past years. Trojek supplies scrap metal to Evraz, so it is in his vital interest that the company keep operating... (read more here).




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