Sunday, February 11, 2007

Police try to disperse protesters outside parliament in Skopje

Skopje. A few participants in a peaceful protest outside the building of the parliament in Skopje were injured when policemen tried disperse them forcefully, FOCUS News Agency’s correspondent in Skopje reported. Shortly after the incident, the order was restored. The injured people were rendered medical assistance.
The Macedonian Interior Ministry doesn’t have information yet about the incident.
The protesters are employees of bankrupt Macedonian state companies. In the meantime, a parliamentary session was underway on the bill about the status of employees who have been laid off from bankrupt state companies in Macedonia and have over 25-year length of service. The bill was filed by VMRO-People’s Party.

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