Czechs protest justice appointee, fear meddling in PM’s case

Demonstrators march during a protest rally demanding resignation of Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis in Prague, Czech Republic, April 29, 2019. Placards read: "Resign!" and "For independence of justice". REUTERS/David W Cerny

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Thousands protested around the Czech Republic on Monday against a justice minister nominee they fear might meddle with a criminal case involving the prime minister. President Milos Zeman will appoint Marie Benesova on Tuesday after the resignation of her predecessor, bringing opposition accusations of pressure on courts as Andrej Babis faces a […]

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