Articles for tag: Zdenek Ondracek

Minister Petricek Condemns Communist MP Ondracek Over Russia Trip

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Tomáš Petříček has condemned a recent visit of Member of Parliament from the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia Zdeněk Ondráček to Russia-occupied Donbas. “MP Ondráček tarnishes the Czech Republic. That visit was not official representation of the Czech Republic. Except for the video with that ‘achievement,’ ...


MP’s To Debate Ondracek’s Release For Prosecution September 5

Prague, Aug 16 (CTK) – The Czech lower house mandate committee will start dealing with the police request for the release of Communist (KSCM) MP Zdenek Ondracek for prosecution on September 5, its head Stanislav Grospic said today, and the state attorney said the request is based on businessman Michal Horacek’s complaint.   The committee ...


Andrej Babis

PM Andrej Babis’s Bad Faith Negotiations – Wants Early Elections

Prague, March 13 (CTK) – The goal of Andrej Babis, leader of the Czech election-winning ANO, seems to be the provoking of an early general election rather than forming a regular majority government with one or more partners, Petr Honzejk writes in daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) today.   Days, weeks and months have passed without ...


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 ...


Andrej Babis

Babis’s Unpredictable Partners

Prague, March 10 (CTK) – ANO leader Andrej Babis has been trying to form a bloc in parliament which could push through his plans and on which he could lean, but he is confronted with the very unpredictable human factor of the partners he has chosen, Josef Koukal writes in daily Pravo today.   The ...


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 ...

Matt Atlas

Protests Rock Prague – Communist Riot Cop Named Head Of Security Forces

Demonstrations were held across the Czech Republic on Monday night voicing broad protest over the recent election of Communist Party MP Zdeněk Ondráček as chairman of the lower house committee overseeing the General Inspectorate of the Security Forces, which investigates the police.   Thousands gathered on Wenceslas Square in Prague as well as in Brno ...


Petition Launched To Remove Communist Riot Cop Zdenek Ondracek As GIBS Head

Prague, March 5 (CTK) – A petition was started for the election of a new chairman of the lower house commission for the General Inspection of Security Corps (GIBS), instead of Czech Communist (KSCM) deputy Zdenek Ondracek, in Prague today.   Ondracek raised controversies as a former member of the communist riot police intervening against ...

Petr Dubinsky

PM Babis To Propose Removal Of MP Ondracek As GIBS Head

The prime minister in resignation, Andrej Babiš, says he will propose the removal of Communist MP Zdeněk Ondráček as the chairman of the lower house committee that oversees the General Inspectorate of the Security Services, which investigates police crimes.   The ANO leader made the statement on his Facebook page on Sunday evening, saying if ...