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Politics

Czech govt won't seek to ban the Communist Party

Boston.com |
1 March 2012

The government is giving up plans to take legal steps to ban the country's Communist Party for its hardline positions and links to the former regime that executed hundreds of political prisoners.

Pirate Party seeks support for Internet freedom bill

Czech Position |
29 February 2012

Czech Pirate Party seeks political backing for web freedom bill enshrining basic principles of non-interefence with the Internet into law.

Czech PM to ditch Martin Říman as main advisor

Czech Position |
28 February 2012

Martin Říman, chief advisor to Prime Minister Petr Nečas, is set to quit the post by April; he may be a candidate to head the NKÚ.

ČSSD split over presidential candidate

New Europe |
27 February 2012

The Czech centre left social democrats remain divided over the issue of settling their candidate for the impending presidential election.

Soc Dems aim to clip Czech president's clemency powers

Czech Position |
27 February 2012

Social Democrats (ČSSD) stop short of calling on President Václav Klaus to resign, want constitutional amendment to limit his powers.

Christian Democrat MEP joins presidential race

Czech Position |
24 February 2012

MEP for the Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL) Zuzana Roithová says she will now start to collect 50,000 signatures required to join the race.

'Elite' civil servants with clear criminal accountability sought

Czech Position |
24 February 2012

Clear definitions of criminal accountability are required for a new law on the civil service to be effective.

Cabinet approves bill on presidential elections

Czech Position |
23 February 2012

Gov't says it will consult with other parliamentary parties on introducing limit on presidential election campaign spending.

Key Investments scandal: a year of futile struggle with tentacles of corruption

Czech Position |
23 February 2012

Despite nearly CZK 1 billion of public funds having apparently been lost or embezzled, in over a year nobody has been held to account.

With Dohnal done for, who will reign supreme at the audit office?

Czech Position |
23 February 2012

PM's chief advisor Martin Říman is among likely short-listed candidates, but what of NKÚ vice chair Miloslav Kala?

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