A new milestone for the international Pirate movement looms

A new milestone for the international Pirate movement looms

Today and Tomorrow, the Pirates in the Czech Republic (PPCZ) are competing in their national elections. PPCZ launched their campaign on 22 May 2017 with the hope of reaching 10% of the votes. Their campaign is based on two main agenda points: Radical tax reforms Changes to government administration As many countries the Czech Republic has a 5% electoral threshold to enter Parliament. The Pirates […]

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Crucial state elections for the German Pirates

Crucial state elections for the German Pirates

The Pirate Party of Germany (PPDE) and the Pirate movement as a whole, will be experiencing the first of many election tests in 2016 and the coming year 2017. The first was in Hessen last Sunday 6 March 2016. In the municipal elections in the region of Hessen, PPDE made a good start and saw 16 Pirates elected in local councils, although the turn out […]

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Birgitta Jónsdottir will advocate for Freedom of Internet in Prague

Birgitta Jónsdottir will advocate for Freedom of Internet in Prague

The Pirate  member of  the Althing( the Icelandic national parliament), Birgitta Jónsdottir, is going to visit Prague on 24 January 2015  to deliver a message about freedom of the press and freedom on the Internet: The event is being organized by the Czech Pirate Party. We are therefore are very pleased to welcome Birgitta Jónsdóttir to Prague. Who is Birgitta anyway? She is a skilled […]

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Czech Pirates Celebrate their First Pirate Mayor

Czech Pirates Celebrate their First Pirate Mayor

If we look at Pirate history we see that the Czech pirates already have a Senator but now history is being made again. The first Pirate mayor in the history of the Czech Republic has been elected in the spa town of Mariánské Lázně (also known as Marienbad). Vojtěch Franta, a 29 year old architect was elected mayor by 15 of the 19 legislators present. The Pirates won […]

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Pirates to Enter Several Local Czech Parliaments

Pirates to Enter Several Local Czech Parliaments

As local election results from the Czech Republic keep rolling in, it is quickly becoming clear that the Pirate Party has had an excellent election, entering many local parliaments with large numbers, including at least one clear majority. Many cities, including Prague, are still counting, and more positive results may still come. The largest success so far is without a doubt the city of Mariánské Lázně, where […]

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PPCZ Might Still Get an MEP in EU Parliament

PPCZ Might Still Get an MEP in EU Parliament

The Czech Pirates and the Czech Green party feel that the election treshold was unjust and are challenging the 5% treshold by filing a complaint to the Supreme Administrative Court (NSS). The two parties argue that there is no justifiable reason for implementing a 5% hurdle for the European Parliament since, the European Parliament does not need to create a majority in the same way […]

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[Live] European Parliament Election Results

[Live] European Parliament Election Results

Today we will report live about the results of the EU elections. We expect the first public count to be available around 23.00 with some adjustments afterwards. Before that we will have exit polls, preliminary talk about possibilities and turnout. Contact us if you are able to help with the live-reporting! Follow here and on #votepirate

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Brussels Calling: A Significant Moment in the History of Pirate Movement

Brussels Calling: A Significant Moment in the History of Pirate Movement

The Largest International Conference in Pirate History will be held this week in Brussels! More than 300 Pirates from 22 countries, even a few from outside Europe, have registered for the founding of the European Pirate Party (PPEU). The founding will take place at the “European Internet Governance and Beyond” Conference in the European Parliament, at the heart of Europe. A historic and symbolic event, […]

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The Importance of the Common European Election Programme

The Importance of the Common European Election Programme

European Pirates are moving on to the next level by adopting the Common European Election Programme (CEEP) and getting ready for the European elections of May. The CEEP was adopted by consensus, last November, in Athens So far, Pirate Parties of France, Germany, United Kingdom, Catalonia, Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Netherlands have adopted the CEEP, Sweden has adopted it, except for two paragraphs and Austria […]

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Czech Pirates Treble Vote and Gain Significant Funding in 2013 Elections

Czech Pirates Treble Vote and Gain Significant Funding in 2013 Elections

The Czech Pirate Party is thanking voters who helped them treble their vote to 2.66% of the vote since the last elections in 2010.

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