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Thousands of Czechs take it to streets, requesting prime minister’s resignation

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

120 000 people have filled Prague’s streets, demanding Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš resignation following accusations of fraudulent use of EU finances, BBC reports. This is the largest protest in the country’s history since the 1989 Velvet Revolution. Protesters demand resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and Czech Justice Minister Marie Benešová. Both high-rank officials deny accusations of fraud and criticize European Commission’s document that demands return of EUR 17.5…