In pictures: Week of protests in Brno
Brno students and citizens gathered at náměstí Svobody in Brno to express their discontent with the current government, its Prime Minister, and president Zeman. Photos: Thomas Deutscher
Brno, Mar 16 (BD) – The #VyjdiVen strike called on citizens, in particular students, to gather at náměstí Svobody yesterday at noon.
Hundreds of people in Brno protested, among other things, against personnel changes implemented by the current government in resignation, and against “flexible” interpretation of the Czech constitution.
— Thomas Deutscher (@ThomasDeutsche1) March 15, 2018
Students gathered in more than 25 Czech cities this week, including Prague, Brno, Olomouc, Ostrava, and České Budějovice.
Náměstí Svobody in Brno.
Other protests, dubbed “Postavme se za slušnost” (“Stand by Decency”), will take place this afternoon (5pm-6pm) at Moravské náměstí (Facebook). Today’s protests are connected with the political campaign in Slovakia. Some 2.800 people are following the Facebook event.
Brno’s protest will express the citizens’ discontent with the government of the Czech Republic and corruption.
The Slovakian PM resigned yesterday.
Protesters in Brno will show their support for further investigation of the murder of the Slovakian journalist Ján Kuciak and his girlfriend.
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