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Nový Bor

On 29 July 2013 the Regional Court in Liberec handed down a verdict against five men charged with committing the
On 29 July 2013 the Regional Court in Liberec handed down a verdict against five men charged with committing the "machete attack" in Nový Bor (Česká Lípa district). This photo shows three of those convicted (from left to right): Vojtěch Husák, Jakub Žiga and Antonín Sinu. (PHOTO: ČTK)

Czech Supreme Court says "machete attack" was attempted murder

Brno, 27.1.2015 1:01, (ROMEA) The Czech Supreme Court (Nejvyšší soud - NS) has confirmed that the "machete attack" committed in the town of Nový Bor was attempted murder and that the perpetrators conspired to commit the attack in full awareness of its possible outcome. The court rejected the appeal of the four men convicted of the crime, who are serving sentences ranging from five to 17.5 years in prison.  full story

Nový Bor: Five minutes of silence for victims of machete attack

Nový Bor, 16.8.2011 17:07, (ROMEA) A demonstration organized by local mothers has been held in the Czech town of Nový Bor to call for greater security in the town. According to various estimates, between 500 and 1 000 people attended. The demonstrators maintained five minutes of silence as an expression of sympathy for the victims of a recent attack with machetes and truncheons in a bar there. The demonstration took place without incident. Even though a few well-known right-wing extremists were in attendance, organizers managed to keep everything under control.  full story




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