This article written by Anja Vladisavljevic and published by Balkan Insight looks at the protests in Slovenia against the degradation of democracy. Here is an excerpt:
Several thousand protesters gathered in Ljubljana’s central Preseren Square on Tuesday for an anti-government protest intended to “warn of the accelerated degradation of democracy” in the country led by right-wing Prime Minister Janez Jansa.
The date chosen was symbolic, as April 27 is when Slovenia marks Resistance Day – the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Liberation Front, an organisation that led anti-fascist armed resistance against fascist occupation and local collaborators during World War II.
“Civil society, non-governmental organisations and active individuals from all spheres of society have joined forces in the fight against the modern occupier, for freedom, democracy and the rule of law,” protest organisers said in a statement published on social media.
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