Europe

Status Revoked: Slovenia’s ‘Erased’ Recall Long Struggle for Justice

Twenty-nine years ago, Mirjana Ucakar discovered that she was no longer a resident of Slovenia - the Yugoslav republic in which she was born, grew up, went to school and worked.

Ucakar also found out that suddenly, she no longer had any of the basic rights that other permanent residents of Slovenia enjoyed.

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.

Movement restriction and ban on gatherings in coastal region from Saturday

Ljubljana – Any gatherings are banned in the coastal Obalno-Kraška region from Saturday and travel between this region and others is restricted to work- and health-related reasons, the government decreed at Thursday’s correspondence session. The current level of restrictions remains in force in the rest of the country.

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