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Young doctors up in arms over pay and conditions

Radio Prague |
18 March 2010

Young doctors getting residency training at clinics and hospitals in the Czech Republic are increasingly unhappy with their working conditions, with some saying they have no option but to leave the country.

First kosher shop since WWII opens in Prague

Radio Prague |
18 March 2010

For the first time since the war, a shop with kosher food has opened in the Czech capital.

Doctors' association to apologise for 1938 anti-Jewish purge

Radio Prague |
17 March 2010

The Czech Medical Chamber says it's drafted an apology to Jewish doctors struck off its books during the so-called Second Republic - the short period between the end of democratic Czechoslovakia and the beginning of Nazi occupation.

Afghan society more advanced than we might imagine, says maker of One World film

Radio Prague |
17 March 2010

War and Love in Kabul, which is being screened at the One World festival of human rights documentaries in Prague, tells the Romeo and Juliet-like story of a couple who have loved one another since childhood but are prevented from living together because of social and religious conventions.

Is Český Krumlov still the model for Czech-Roma relations?

Radio Prague |
17 March 2010

The conditions in which the Czech Republic's Roma minority lives have not improved in the last decade. We check up on the situation in the South Bohemian town of Český Krumlov, often cited as the best example of Czech-Roma coexistence in the country.

One World film documents one man's legal battle against dictator

Radio Prague |
16 March 2010

Mugabe and the White African, which is being shown at the One World festival of human rights documentaries in Prague, follows Michael Campbell, one of the few white farmers left in Zimbabwe after years of land seizures, as he takes the brutal regime of Robert Mugabe to court at the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

Justin Quinn - A Prague-based poet, professor and translator

Radio Prague |
16 March 2010

The Irish poet Justin Quinn has been living in the Czech Republic for close to two decades. His latest collection of poetry, "Waves and Trees" has been translated into Czech, and he himself has also translated the work of Czech poets, such as Petr Borkovec, into English.

Zdeněk Sýkora 90 – A must-see exhibition

Radio Prague |
15 March 2010

A retrospective of some of Zdeněk Sýkora's best work – including Line No. 24 on loan from Centre Pompidou in Paris – is currently underway at Prague's Municipal Library, a highly-respected gallery space within the city centre.

Only Czech film in main competition at One World captures transformation process in Kyrgyzstan

Radio Prague |
15 March 2010

All that Glitters by Tomáš Kudrna is the only Czech film in the main competition at the One World festival of human rights documentaries in Prague.

Czech watchdog proposes EU data retention directive be looked into by Constitutional Court

Radio Prague |
12 March 2010

The proposal, which has backing from 46 parliament deputies, aims to stop the mandatory storage of technical data by communication providers, implemented in 2006 on the grounds of the said EU directive.

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