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IDM Policy Paper Series

The IDM Policy Paper Series (IDM PPS) regularly addresses current political issues with a focus on the Danube region, Central and Southeastern Europe. Renowned authors develop policy solutions (PS) that are aimed at decision-makers, experts, journalists and the interested public. The aim of these is to describe a problem and to point out concrete solutions with a maximum of 12,000 characters. Finally, further information can be provided for in-depth study (PPS). The editorial team selects the topics and determines the authors. Although the contents are edited for clarity, the policy solutions reflect only the opinion of the authors. The IDM PPS is available open-access and barrier-free.

IDM Policy Paper Series 3/2019

IDM Policy Paper Series 3/2019

Revolution revisited. Why Czechia urgently needs to complete unfinished business

Daniel Martínek

A small country like the Czech Republic is generally given little attention in foreign media. This situation changed in 2019, when the protest on Sunday of June 23 with more than a quarter of a million people gathering on the Letná Plain in Prague was observed by many foreign journalists from the roof-tops of neighbouring buildings. Exactly thirty years after the fall of the communist regime, the Czech Republic was once again experiencing massive demonstrations. What are the reasons behind and what must be done so that people do not have to fill the streets and squares all over the country again?
More information also in our IDM Short Insights 3/2019: https://youtu.be/vIEoDGTVTRg 

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