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Ostrava district officials, Food Not Bombs at odds over homeless outreach

The international volunteer group Food Not Bombs has been providing free food to the homeless and hungry since 1980, and now has branches throughout the Czech Republic. In recent weeks, police and inspectors in an Ostrava district have been preventing volunteers from distributing food on orders from City Hall officials.

 
 
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Special program fosters export of Czech…

Czech doctors and medical experts are helping abroad. Within the government program MEDEVAC they provide urgent…

 
 
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Czech government proposes crackdown on…

Animals, like human beings, are sentient, living beings capable of experiencing various degrees of pain and emotional…

 
 
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Czech-US start up aims to help millions…

An estimated 2.5 billion people around the world suffer from poor vision and over one billion people, mostly in the…

 
 
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Making a difference with Bwindi Coffee

Kateřina and Emmanuelle Chauveau are an enterprising couple who fell in love with Uganda and started helping orphans in…

 
 
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Rainbow Map of Europe shows relative…

The latest Rainbow Map, a comprehensive evaluation of 49 European countries according to their attitude towards sexual…

 
 
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Surrogate pregnancies on rise in Czech…

An increasing number of Czech couples who cannot have a child of their own are seeking the help of surrogate mothers…

 
 
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Memorial event puts Prague’s toppled…

An event at the Strahov Monastery took place on Tuesday to celebrate the statue of the Virgin Mary in Exile, which was…

 
 
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Czech Republic least likely EU country…

Nowhere in the entire European Union was a person fleeing their homeland less likely to be granted safe harbour last…

 
 
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Three-day Liberation Festival…

Celebrations marking the liberation of Plzeň by General Patton’s Army on May 6th 1945 took place in the West Bohemian…

 
 
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Police: Cultural gaps and language…

The majority of the methamphetamine seized by the Czech police last year was produced by Vietnamese crime gangs. Indeed…

 
 
 
 
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