Catholic archbishop in Poland considers her the enemy of Christianity. The Czech prime minister says she is hysterical. In Hungary journalists must seek their bosses’ permission before they mention her name on state TV. For a 17-year-old Swedish climate activist, Greta Thunberg has put a considerable number of bees in the bonnets of central and eastern Europe. While the teenager led an estimated 5,000 demonstrators on a march through the streets of Brussels yesterday, the real centres of resistance to her movement lie hundreds of miles to the east and south. The governments of Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic have sought to cast Miss Thunberg as a danger to the world.
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