Czech Republic closes its borders to potential IMF protestors

Last night, just ten days before the IMF/World Bank meeting is due to begin in Prague, four potential protestors, three Dutch people and an American, were turned away at the Czech border. On Tuesday, a group of activists travelling to the Czech Republic to demonstrate against the Temelin nuclear power station were also stopped on the border. It's clear the Czech authorities are deadly serious about preventing Prague from becoming another Seattle during the IMF meeting. But groups opposed to the IMF are outraged. RP's Beatrice Cady spoke with Jan Haverkamp, spokesman for the Czech branch of Greenpeace:

Author: Beatrice Cady
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