08 June 2015

Former deputy joins new Bloc against Islam

Jana Volfová, a former Chamber of Deputies member for the governing Social Democrats (CSSD) who now heads the Czech Sovereignty party, is in the committee of the Bloc against Islam (BAS), established over the weekend, daily Lidové noviny (LN) writes today.

Volfová already played the anti-Islamic card before the latest election to the Chamber of Deputies in 2013, LN writes.

In a television spot as part of the campaign, she scared voters by dressing up in a burqa, it adds.

Volfová said at the meeting of the BAS she would try to have her party join the new anti-Islamic grouping, LN writes. [Czech News Agency] Read more