Protests in Prague: Beyond the Numbers

Our Martin Michelot wrote a blog post about protests against the Czech PM Andrej Babiš for the Atlantic Council.

Overall, the fragmented Czech opposition seems unable and unwilling to provide an alternative to Babiš. It will wait out further developments concerning the prime minister’s supposed conflicts of interest knowing that Babiš himself has said he has no intention of stepping down. The organizers of the protest in June—“Million Moments for Democracy,” a student-led civil society group—have ruled out turning the movement into a political party. They say doing so would weaken the value of the protests and of the messages that were expressed

You can read the full article on the Atlantic Council's website.

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Martin Michelot
Senior Associate Research Fellow

Expertise: NATO and transatlantic security, European foreign policy and defense, French politics, elections and society, Visegrad Four and Central Europe, EU institutional issues

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