Development of OPU in the Corona time

OPU has got a unique opportunity in this difficult Corona time and strenghten its own management, education possibilities and digital safety. We sincerely thank for this opportunity to the Governments of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein and to the OSF Foundation,…

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Success of OPU lawyers: compensation for damages and non-pecuniary damage for delays in proceedings for determining the status of a stateless person

OPU lawyers have succeeded to obtain, for a long-term client, a stateless person, compensation for psychological and moral damage caused to him by an extremely long procedure regarding his application for determining the status of a stateless person. Without a…

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OPU Director for dení – No Fear of Migration

OPU Director Martin Rozumek in an article for concludes that migration can not be stopped. The only option is well or wrong managing. The Czech state in its history “produced” refugees in large volumes. It´s time to accept more…

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Who are we?

Organization for Aid to Refugees (OPU) has been helping refugees and foreigners in the Czech Republic since 1991.

OPU is non-profit and non-state organization and its main activities include providing free legal and social counselling to applicants for international protection and to other foreigners in the Czech Republic, organizing training programmes for both professionals and the general public, and other activities aimed at promoting integration of foreigners.

One of the OPU’s goals is to fight against xenophobia and racial and ethnic intolerance.