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Inside Europe: Prague is divided over a column

Controversy surrounds a plan to erect a replica of a Marian column in Prague's Old Town Square, a century after it was torn down. For supporters, it was a symbol of the defence of Prague during the Thirty Years' War. For opponents, a reminder of the forced re-Catholisation of the Czech Lands. As Rob Cameron reports, the dispute goes to the heart of Czech cultural, religious and national identity.

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