Last week, the government passed an “anticorruption” bill against lobbying. However, following intervention by an anonymous lobbyist, associated with the President’s Office, the Czech government silently deleted this point, that regulates lobbying activities in the presidential environment, from the agenda.
At a mews conference today, NFPK presented and launched the book, Time for Oligarchs, Their Lackeys and Foes, written by NFPK lawyer Ondřej Závodský. This publication has no godfather or patron, since fighting “godfathers” of any hue in public life is the core mission of the Anticorruption Endowment.
The case of František Mráček, a NFPK Prize for Courage awardee, made a quantum leap forward today. Prague 5 District Court upheld his case, seeking damages and back-payments for the period in which he found himself unlawfully demoted from his position.