Posted by on August 22, 2019 8:57 am
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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/22/czechs-pm-prague-escape-room-babis-protests

Players of game hunt evidence to catch character resembling leader Andrej Babiš

The Czech Republic is in the grip of a repressive dictatorship. The death penalty has been introduced for minor financial offences. Memorials marking the 1989 Velvet Revolution that toppled communism have been demolished.

The all-powerful national leader has shut critical newspapers, eliminated political and business rivals, installed members of his own family to head state institutions and even relocated the central bank headquarters to his own home. His conduct is so extreme that Kim Jong-un, the communist leader of North Korea, voices astonishment.

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