Matt Atlas

Zeman Supporters Celebrate Election Victory by Beating Up Journalists

A party celebrating President Zeman’s victory on Saturday night turned violent as members of Miloš Zeman’s staff first verbally and then physically attacked  journalists. One of those involved in the incident was Karel Slezák, who unprovoked punched a cameramen three times.


Later, in a TV interview, Slezák claimed he was only trying to prevent journalists from filming ta member of the staff who collapsed “I noticed a man that was falling to the ground. I know him from the past, know that he does not have a good health, “he says, but at the same time admits that alcohol played a role in the event.


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