Labor Day demonstrations and gatherings underway

In related news, on occasion of Labor Day, a number of demonstrations and gatherings are underway in cities and towns across the Czech Republic. In the Moravian city of Brno, police are bracing themselves for a far-right extremist march that is being protested by several local groups. Some 400 extremists are expected to march through the city center on Sunday afternoon. In Prague, some 40 anarchists gathered at their traditional labor day meeting point, an island in the Vltava river. The Social Democrats also held a gathering, while the Civic Democrats are not organizing any events for this year’s Labor Day. Over a thousand people attended the Communist Party’s meeting.

Author: Sarah Borufka