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January 13, 2003
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Czech Jewish leaders are welcoming a last-minute decision by Prague officials to cancel a march by extreme right-wing supporters through the city’s Jewish Quarter. City authorities had come under heavy pressure from Jewish groups for originally agreeing to allow Saturday’s procession organized by well-known right-wing figures Petr Kalinovsky and Petr Fryc, who said they wanted to commemorate the “Palestinian Holocaust victims” in Israel.

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