Head of Slovak Greenpeace expelled from Czech Republic

Ľubica Trubíniová and several other Slovaks have been banned from entering the Czech Republic for one year because they took part in a blockade October 1-3 of the main entrance to the Czech nuclear plant Temelín, Pravda and Lidové noviny reported on October 6. Trubíniová was detained on 2 October and compelled to leave the country within 24 hours. She described her punishment as a "clear tendency of the Czech state to repress..public criticism about the government's decision to complete the plant." Trubíniová alleged there has been no public discussion on the project. >Sharon Fisher

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