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10,000s Czechs protest election of communist head inspector of security forces watch

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    Ondracek, a former communist police officer who had beaten students at the anti-communist regime protests in Prague 1989, and member of the KSCM (Communist party of Bohemia and Moravia) in parliament, now sits as a head of commitee overseeing the General Inspection of Security Forces (which basically investigates the police itself).



    The white rolled-up sheets of paper represent "soft batons" - symbolising the police brutality during the communist occupation of Czechia.

    https://www.urdupoint.com/en/world/f...ic-271975.html

    Electoral votes are secret, but it is believed that he was mostly elected by people from the KSCM, ANO (populist centrists), and SPD (far-right).

    Horseshoe theory confirmed?
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    I thought all former communist apparatchiks like this chap were banned from holding any kind of public office as per their policy of lustration?
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    I thought all former communist apparatchiks like this chap were banned from holding any kind of public office as per their policy of lustration?
    I don't believe that is the case in Czechia.
 
 
 
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