HN: Residents of Prague 11 allegedly bribed to join Social Democrats

People living in Prague 11 are allegedly being bribed to join the opposition Social Democratic party, Hospodářské noviny reported on Monday. According to the newspaper, those from a socially disadvantaged background are being targeted and offered 1500 CZK (94 USD) should they agree to sign up to the party. The head of the Social Democrats in Prague 11, Kosta Dimitrov, denies all allegations. The newspaper claims that those within the party have voiced their bafflement at the unusually high number of new party members within this one Prague district.

Author: Rosie Johnston