On 6 February, several thousand people demonstrated in Prague against refugees and the ‘Islamization of Europe’. Some of them clashed with opposing groups.
Anti-democratic tendencies should be viewed as rooted deeply in the actual history of this region, as well as in the lack of a federal European model.
Polish terrorism in the 19th century cost two world powers the lives of their leaders.
We hear from all sides that Europe is not ready for the changes which are already happening on a global level, but it is all the more true in the case of the Czech Republic.
The Slovak public sphere is facing a new challenge from right-wing extremism in the form of self-proclaimed “alternative media“ and their associated groups.
Jaroslav Fiala and Pavel Šplíchal comment on the rising wave of anti-Islamism and fear of refugees in the Czech Republic.
A new constitutional amendment in Hungary will give excessive powers to the government.