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“The fine is ridiculous. It gives guidance on how to beat up anyone you dislike [… for] only €40.”

“The fine is ridiculous. It gives guidance on how to beat up anyone you dislike [… for] only €40.”

Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) MP Daniel Krajcer comments on the fine handed to historian Drahoslav Machala for assaulting writer Tomáš Janovic and his wife back in April.

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