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Opinions diverge on the opposition’s role in anti-government demonstrations

Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

A left-wing commentator suggests that the opposition parties should try to boost their popularity by supporting all kinds of anti-government demonstrations. A conservative columnist, on the other hand, lambasts the opposition for their lack of vision. A strong democracy, she adds, demands a responsible opposition. READ MORE

Police bans extreme rightwing paramilitary demonstration

Monday, May 20th, 2019

A liberal human rights activist welcomes the police’s decision not to allow a march by two extreme-right paramilitary groups in protest against what they call ‘Gypsy terror’. READ MORE

Anti-government demonstration #3

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

After Tuesday’s rally in front of the Parliament building, pro-government columnists believe that the spontaneous post-electoral opposition demonstrations are fading out, while a left-wing commentator still sees them as an alternative to parliamentary politics. READ MORE

Saturday demonstration #2

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Commentators agree that the tens of thousands of people who attended the second Saturday demonstration against the government are still far from having clear political objectives. Otherwise, they express diametrically opposed views on this new movement. READ MORE