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Huge crowds of protesters demand Czech PM step down

"Judging from the aerial photos, it looks like we're about 250,000. We'll see how many more people will still arrive," said Mikulas Minar, head of Million Moments for Democracy, the NGO organising the protest, as it got underway.

Czech Republic's Prime Minister Andrej Babis looks on prior to a European Council Summit at The Europa Building in Brussels, on 20 June 2019. Picture: AFP

PRAG - Huge crowds flooded central Prague on Sunday demanding Prime Minister Andrej Babis step down over allegations of graft in a protest that organisers and local media claim drew around 250,000 people, which would make it the largest since the fall of communism in 1989.

"Judging from the aerial photos, it looks like we're about 250,000. We'll see how many more people will still arrive," said Mikulas Minar, head of Million Moments for Democracy, the NGO organising the protest, as it got underway.

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