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The Silences of Terezin

Sitting around 60 kilometres north-west of Prague, the former garrison town of Terezin - known as Theresienstadt in German - served as a WWII internment ghetto for European Jews, where some 155,000 were imprisoned from November 1941, around 35,000 people died and some 90,000 were deported to other camps to die.

Democracy Digest: Czechia and Poland Mine Rich Seam of Antagonism

Prague has been asking Warsaw to deal with the mine, which sits on the tri-border between Poland, Czechia and Germany, for several years, citing its heavy environmental impact. In particular, Turow, which feeds Poland's heavy addiction to coal for power production, has degraded drinking water in Czechia's northern Liberec Region. There is also concern over air and noise pollution.

How the Face-Mask Became a Symbol of Czechia’s ‘Model Minority’

The Czech Republic has Europe's third-largest Vietnamese diaspora, after France and Germany. In a society that has not seen the kind of large-scale immigration commonplace in western Europe, citizens and residents of Vietnamese origin, clustered around large Czech cities, make up one of the most visible minorities.

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