One of the most significant, inspiring, and tragic events of this year are Belorussian protests, which happened in response to unfair elections and quickly spread all over the world. Now, they are also held as protests against police brutality, authoritarian regimes, and suppression of freedom. Prague and Brno also joined in to support Belorussian citizens with marches, rallies, and solidarity campaigns. Proud and free, people marched with Belorussian historical white-red-white flags. The gallery of photos from the 16th August’s march “Svobodné Bělorusko 2020” is courtesy of Jamie Marshall, who went to support brave Belorussians and document this beautiful moment. No related posts.
On January 21, 2017 from 12pm to 2pm, a crowd gathered around a podium in Prague’s Wenceslaus Square for the Prague Solidarity Rally with the Women’s March on Washington. Flanked by Czech police standing as silent and statuesque as the monument of St. Wenceslas behind the podium, at least 600 people, according to the Facebook event page, listened and cheered as a plethora of impassioned speakers and translators spoke-side-by-side in English and Czech, and Czech and English. Despite the inauguration of United States President Donald J. Trump the day before, the rally didn’t go as one might have expected, especially in Prague, the protest capitol of the world. Czechs, also known as Bohemians and Moravians in English, have an almost