Critics of Czech PM Andrej Babis have grown loud. They accuse him of abusing the power of his office to benefit his conglomerate Agrofert. Demonstrations against him planned for today in Prague could be the biggest since 1989.
A Czech state attorney has reportedly stopped proceedings over suspected fraud by the prime minister. The scandal that intertwines his government and former business empire has hampered Babis' political career.
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is fending off corruption charges, trouble in parliament, and a countrywide protest movement against his government. Hundreds of thousands have rallied against him in Prague.
It's the Czech Republic's largest protest since 1989. Some 250,000 people have taken to the street calling for Andrej Babis to resign amid a corruption scandal that intertwines his government and former business empire.
Protesters at the rally in Prague urged Prime Minister Babis to resign following reports that he illegally profited from EU funds. It was one of the largest protests in the Czech Republic since the fall of communism.
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