Friday, 30 January 2015
Opinion | ČTK

Czech President Milos Zeman's statements about the need for an international armed action against Islamic State (IS) strikingly squares with the goals of Russian propaganda, the server of Dennik N writes Wednesday.

Opinion | ČTK

The Czech Republic celebrated 25 years from the fall of its communist regime in 2014, yet no museum of or memorial to totalitarianism has been opened in the country so far and none of the planned projects has been launched, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) writes Wednesday.

Opinion | ČTK

Czech President Milos Zeman may not be entirely serious about his idea of an international crusade against Islamic State (IS) and he may only want to be equal to the grandeur of the Czech presidential office's founder, Vaclav Havel, Petr Honzejk writes in Hospodarske noviny (HN) Wednesday.

Opinion | ČTK

Prague seems to be dutiful protector of Czech children, fighting for the rights of a Czech mother whose sons were taken from her in Norway, but children are taken from families in the Czech Republic far more often than in other European countries, Respekt writes.

Opinion | The Prague Post

President Zeman's statements lack credibility and are irresponsible, particularly in the context of ongoing education law reform.

Opinion | ČTK

Czech courts should be more sensitive in assessing the suspected transgressions of the line that separates the freedom of speech from promotion of intolerance, Nazism and genocide, Lukas Jelinek says in Pravo Monday, reacting to the acquittal of publishers of a book of Hitler's speeches.

Opinion | ČTK

Petr Fiala became the opposition Civic Democrats' (ODS) head one year ago to help it find itself in the ideological chaos of present politics, but a different-type leader will have to sell the new ODS as a majority concept, Petr Fischer writes in Hospodářské noviny (HN) yesterday.

Opinion | The Prague Post

There is an importance to recent conflict in Žižkov over the right to take a former clinic that has fallen into disrepair and make of it a community center that can elude the casual observer at first.

Opinion | ČTK

Czech Muslims lack a dignified spokesperson to represent them in the media, which thwarts any debate about the role of Muslims in the country, David Klimeš writes in Hospodářské noviny.

Opinion | ČTK

The unprofessional behaviour of a civil servant who was helping a Czech Roma family with quintuplets is surprising just as the appetite with which the media communicate the judgements pronounced by a spurned person, Petr Třešňák writes in Respekt.

Opinion | ČTK

The division of Czech political entities into parties and movements has become a matter of the past, David Klimeš writes in yesterday's issue of daily Hospodářské noviny (HN), adding that also from the legal point of view the difference between them is almost nil.

Opinion | ČTK

It seems that the Slovak president started surpassing his Czech counterpart after a long time, daily Hospodářské noviny reported yesterday.

Opinion | ČTK

The senior government Social Democratic Party (ČSSD) headed by Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka does not have capabilities of launching a programme offensive that would attract younger, more educated people, Jiří Pehe writes in yetserday's issue of daily Právo.

Opinion | ČTK

The current centre-left government headed by too cautious Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats) does not provoke strong emotions unlike the previous cabinets, but at the cost of taking the path of the least resistance, Stanislav Balík writes in yesterday's issue of Lidové noviny (LN).

Opinion | Transitions Online

The Syrian refugee crisis may force the Czech government and most citizens to rethink their 'Who, us?' stance on migration.