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Tens of thousands protest against Czech government


PRAGUE (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters from the far right and far left have joined forces to rally against the country’s pro-Western Czech government in the capital. Police estimated that the crowd at Prague’s central Wenceslas Square numbered around 70,000 on Saturday. Some of the groups represented at the demonstration included the major anti-migrant populist Freedom and Direct Democracy party and the Communist Party. The protesters demanded the resignation of the current coalition government led by conservative Prime Minister Petr Fiala. They criticizing the government for a number of issues including its Western-oriented policies.

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