Nearly 3000 People Protested Against the Government Measures in Prague
Several thousand people protested on the Old Town Square this Sunday against the government measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The attending speakers gave speeches, including the former president Václav Klaus. The whole event lasted for approximately two hours. The Chcípl PES initiative organized the demonstration called “Otevřeme Česko” (Let’s Open Czechia). Participants protested with various slogans, such as “Stop COVID tyranny. Let’s stop totalitarianism!”, “We are not sheep”, or “On Monday to school!”. Some protestors came with small children. Protesters mostly weren’t wearing masks nor keeping the required distance between each other. The police reported that the demonstration went peacefully. However, one person was detained for the offense. Klaus stated that he is against the government’s dictations and theRead more.