More than a thousand people demonstrated in Prague against neo-Nazism and hate speech

25. 4. 2016


More than a thousand people demonstrated in Prague on Monday afternoon under the banner "Prague is not afraid". The demonstrators protested against neo-Nazi slogans which had been daubed on several shop fronts and a number of other places in Prague.

"We do not want to live in a city where people would have to be afraid. We do not want to live in a country where equality is regarded as an extremist view. I want to tell those people who spread hatred: We will stand up against you because solidarity is stronger," said one of the participants.

Many demonstrators have also criticised Czech President Miloš Zeman who, as they said, uses his official spokesperson to tell people that a civil war is raging in the Czech Republic. The demonstrators disagree with this view. "Hatred has no place in the Czech Republic. Hatred does not suit us," said one of the organisers of the demonstration.

Source in Czech HERE

There are stories like this in the Czech Republic every day that never make it to the outside world because of a lack of translation. You can support us and help reveal what's happening in Central Europe today. Please make a contribution today on www.paypal.com and send your donation to redakce@blisty.cz. We fully rely on crowdfunding in our work. Thank you.

0
Vytisknout
1140

Diskuse

Obsah vydání | 28. 4. 2016