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Czech Republic plummets on media freedom index

Growing hostility towards journalists openly encouraged by political leaders is one of the major themes of this year’s Reporters Without Borders’ global press freedom index. And that’s one of the factors also responsible for the Czech Republic’s dramatic drop in the rankings.

 
 
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Multicultural project highlights Prague…

For nearly 20 years, the Multicultural Centre Prague has been involved in promoting human rights and respect for…

 
 
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Promise of changes cools taxi drivers…

A protest by taxi drivers that would have again blocked the streets of Prague on Thursday was cancelled after a meeting…

 
 
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Czech Catholics call for top archbishop…

A group of Czech Catholics have written a letter urging Pope Francis not to prolong Cardinal Dominik Duka’s mandate as…

 
 
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Czechs mark marriage week as divorce…

The annual National Marriage Week, aiming at increasing rates of marriage and children born in wedlock, gets under way…

 
 
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Marathon Czech international legal…

One of the longest running legal battles in Czech history has just taken a new turn with the possible bill for the…

 
 
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Fathers now able to take one week of…

As of February 1, fathers in the Czech Republic can officially take a week of paid leave from work following the birth…

 
 
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Jaroslava Doležalová - a story of…

Jaroslava Doležalová has become an honorary citizen of her home town Žďár nad Sázavou. She hid a little Jewish girl…

 
 
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Czech Republic to open up to more…

The Czech Republic will open up to more foreign workers in the coming months. Amidst mounting pressure from companies…

 
 
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Renovation of Wenceslas Square to begin…

The City of Prague has received the necessary construction permit for the long planned renovation of Wenceslas Square…

 
 
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Czechs in Oklahoma

The United States Census Bureau estimates that there are some million and a half Americans of Czech ancestry (and about…

 
 
 
 
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