Articles for tag: Andrej Babiš, Prague Protest

Matt Atlas

Anti Babis Protests

Anti-Babis Protests Erupt In Prague – Demand PM Resign

An estimated quarter of a million Czechs rallied in Prague on Sunday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis, in the biggest show of public discontent since the 1989 Velvet Revolution which overthrew Communism.   The rally in Letna park was the culmination of a series of demonstrations in recent weeks against Babis, ...

Petr Dubinsky

Anti Babis Protests

Prague Braces For Largest Protests Since Velvet Revolution

Prague hasn’t seen anything like this since the protests of 1989 which brought down the communist regime in what was then Czechoslovakia.   Some 400,000 have signed a petition calling on Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis to step down over fraud allegations and subsidies paid to his former companies. And hundreds of thousands are expected ...


Falun Gong protest outside Chinese embassy in Prague

Falun Gong Protests Outside Chinese Embassy In Prague

Prague, July 20 (CTK) – Over 60 supporters of the Falun Gong spiritual movement held a silent rally outside the Chinese embassy in Prague today in protest against the movement’s persecution by the Chinese regime and also to mark the 19th anniversary of the oppression.   The protesters wanted to enhance the public awareness of ...


Thousands protested against PM Babis, Communists in Czech cities

Thousands Protest Against Babis And Communists

Prague, June 5 (CTK) – Thousands of people protested against the planned coalition government of the ANO movement and the Social Democrats (CSSD) relying on Communist (KSCM) support in Prague tonight, one day before the second appointment of ANO leader Andrej Babis as Czech prime minister.   Hundreds of people gathered in other Czech cities ...


Anti Andrej Babis Logo

Prague Protests: Anti-Babis Demonstrators Descend On Prague

Prague, May 29 (CTK) – Several hundred protesters marched through the Prague centre to express as much aloud as possible their disagreement with Prime Minister Andrej Babis’s government (ANO) today.   After the silent protest from last week when the demonstrators had their mouths symbolically taped, this time they used the opposite method, noise.   ...


Andrej Babis

PM Andrej Babis: Petition Demands Resignation, Seeks 1 Million Signatures

Prague, March 11 (CTK) – A Czech Facebook initiative called Million Moments for Democracy wants to collect one million signatures demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) by early June and its organisers have already collected more than 159,000 of them since February 25.   “We consider it unacceptable for a prosecuted person ...


Students To Protest PM Babis’s Disregard For Constitution Thursday

Prague, March 11 (CTK) – Czech university and secondary school students will stage a half-an-hour protest against the way in which politicians treat the constitution at noon on Thursday, Vaclav Strycek, from the Theatre Faculty of Prague’s Academy of Performing Arts (DAMU) that organises the protest, told CTK.   Strycek said the organisers have addressed ...


MP Zdenek Ondracek Out: Communist-Era Riot Cop Resigns After Mass Protests

Prague, March 6 (CTK) – Communist (KSCM) MP Zdenek Ondracek today resigned from the post of chairman of a parliamentary commission supervising the police inspection authority GIBS, he told the lower house of Czech parliament.   He took the step shortly before a vote on his dismissal was to be proposed by the right-wing opposition ...