Demonstration of people crowd against Prime Minister Andrej Babis

Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a parliamentary democracy in which political rights and civil liberties are generally respected. However, in recent years, the country has experienced several corruption scandals and political disputes that have hampered normal legislative activity. Illiberal rhetoric and the influence of powerful business entities in the political arena are increasingly visible.

FIW 2021 crop 2 cover photo

Freedom in the World — Czech Republic Country Report

Czech Republic is rated Free in Freedom in the World, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.

Ukraine photograph photo auction by anastasiia lukavska

Nations in Transit — Czech Republic Country Report

Categorized as a Consolidated Democracy, the Czech Republic receives a Democracy Percentage of 76 out of 100 in Nations in Transit 2022.