Five hundred representatives of Czech academic and research organisations signed and released the Scientists against fear and indifference petition against rising xenophobia and radicalization of the Czech society. Read more here (in Czech).
Also, click on the DVTV interview with Czech writer Petra Hůlová on the gray zone between natural fear and racism, and Czech intellectual elite who do not offer solutions other than criticism of xenophobia. View an interview with Helena Illnerová, former president of the Czech Academy of Science and signatory of the Scientists against fear and indifference petition.
An interview on Radio Prague with director of Centre for Integration Vladislav Günter here. An interview with the International Organisation for Migration CR (IOM) consultant Jan Schroth on Czech Television as a reaction to the PM Sobotka's speech at the gathering of ambassadors to the Czech Republic - the speech in English and Czech.
People in Need (Člověk v tísni) statement on the migration issue in the Czech Republic.