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While Poland’s Minister of Culture boasts that Poland has “total press freedom”, Reporters Without Borders say that the ruling party has transformed Polish public media into the government’s propaganda mouthpieces
Hungary voted the bill that introduces a new category of crime: illicit assistance for immigration. Is helping asylum-seekers illegal now? Read the interview with Szilárd István Pap.
Miloš Zeman, the president of the Czech Republic, has just burned a pair of giant red underpants at a press conference called for this exact purpose. Meanwhile, Zeman has an even bigger iron in the fire.
While negotiations about a government with the confidence of parliament are still running, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has been busy removing people who posed potential problems.
BILJANA SEKULOVSKA A verdict pronounced on May 23, which sentences former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski to two years in prison, …
The new bill is supposed to be voted on in the parliament by the end of the week. Meanwhile, students and academics plan country-wide protests against the bill.