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Exhibits spotlight Czech charities at work in Congo

Radio Prague |
20 March 2009

Markétka Kutilová of People in Need (Courtesy)

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the scene of the most deadly conflict since WWII, and it has become the subject of several exhibitions around Prague in the last month.

Prague-born documentary maker shows ‘man of the people’ side of Iran’s Ahmadinejad

Radio Prague |
20 March 2009

Letters to the President is a documentary about the president of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, known around the world for his verbal attacks on America and Israel.

1969: Radio Prague goes back to the bad old days

Radio Prague |
20 March 2009

In the course of 1969 and 1970 Czechoslovak Radio was transformed back into what it had been in the 1950s, a tool of hard line propaganda.

Documentary maker hoping states including US and Czech Republic sign up to International Criminal Court

Radio Prague |
19 March 2009

The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court, which has been shown in the One World film festival, focuses on the work of the permanent tribunal established in 2002 and most recently in the news for issuing an arrest warrant for the president of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir. However, the court, based in the Hague, is not without its critics, and countries such as the US, China and Russia have not signed up.

The story of a Czech WW II airman and his remarkable dog

Radio Prague |
19 March 2009

Many countries have had famous war animals, one remembered in Great Britain this year was Antis, an Alsatian belonging to Czech airman Václav Robert Bozděch.

Sinocisation policy working, says exile who went undercover in Tibet

Radio Prague |
18 March 2009

Undercover in Tibet, one of over 120 films at this year’s One World festival, features the testimonies of victims of Chinese repression.

Prague Castle floor renovation yields hoard of historic artefacts

Radio Prague |
16 March 2009

Taking advantage of the restoration of a floor in a main hall, archaeologists sifting through the backfill have stumbled upon a hoard of items of everyday use - that are now historical treasures.

Jaroslav Rudiš: craving for noise and silence

Radio Prague |
16 March 2009

Rudiš

Novelist, playwright, screenplay writer and musician, Rudiš is a man of many talents.

Czech eating habits take a turn for the better

Radio Prague |
16 March 2009

What first comes to mind when someone mentions Czech cuisine? The most common answer would be – knedlíky.

Kostelec nad Černými lesy

Radio Prague |
12 March 2009

Both the past and present history of Kostelec is very much linked to the deep woods around the town.

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