Anti-Government Protest In Prague on 25th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution

Czechs honor Velvet Revolution, tell President Zeman to resign

In Prague, thousands celebrated the Velvet Revolution’s 25th anniversary. The festivities also turned into an appeal for Czech President Zeman to resign. An egg thrown at Zeman hit Germany’s president instead.

Thousands gathered Monday on Prague’s Wenceslas Square, where, exactly 25 years ago, police assaulted protesters, precipitating the Velvet Revolution a week after demonstrators toppled the Berlin Wall 315 kilometers (190 miles) north.

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