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Archeologists find mass grave at former Nazi camp in Czech Republic

Archaeologists have uncovered a mass grave at the site of a former Nazi concentration camp in the Czech Republic, the Museum of Romani Culture said.

Jewish cemetery vandalized in the Czech Republic

A Jewish cemetery was vandalised in a village in the Czech Republic, where unidentified perpetrators smashed at least one headstone and etched obscene drawing on several others.

Violent antisemitism continues to be rare in the Czech Republic

Although there was a small rise on overall incidents, violent antisemitism is still a rare occurrence in the Czech Republic, according to the latest report by the Czech Federation of Jewish Communities.

Prague memorial to Jewish children who fled Nazis vandalised

A memorial honouring the escape of mostly Jewish children from the Nazis has been damaged in an apparently carefully planned attack.

Czech Parliament adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

The Czech Parliament’s lower house has adopted a resolution that recognises the IHRA working definition of antisemitism.

Czech president: If we betray Israel, we betray ourselves

"It is necessary to stand in solidarity with Israel all the time. Because if we betray Israel, we betray ourselves," said Czech President Miloš Zeman during a special session held in his honour at the Knesset.

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