July 29, 2020

Bulgarians mark three weeks of anti-government protests

Sofia (AFP) – Thousands of Bulgarians took to the streets of downtown Sofia on Wednesday, marking three weeks of nightly protests calling for the resignation of the conservative government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.Over 5,000 people converged on the government headquarters shouting “Resign!”, blowing vuvuzelas and waving Bulgarian flags.Hundreds more walked for hours along a busy downtown boulevard that links the buildings of government, parliament, and one of Sofia’s busiest downtown crossroads Eagles Bridge, effectively blocking all traffic.Smaller protests were held in several other c…

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