Protests continue, activists questioned by police

Protests continue, activists questioned by police

Skopje, 25 May 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Naser Pajaziti

Protests continue in FYROM, supported by the opposition, against the decision of the president George Ivanov to grant amnesty for politicians and against the current government.

Protesters said that there’s no justice and peace in this country unless the current government leaves.

Renata Jajoska of the Youth Forum of SDMM said that this young people are leaving this country due to the lack of stability and perspective.

“This government has spent millions of euros for projects of the past. The gate built near parliament had a cost of 10 million euros. Imagine what a campus could be built with this money”, Jajoska said.

Protesters also reacted against the fact that the head of the Helsinki Committee in Skopje, Uranija Pirovska and university professor, Mirjana Najcevska. These two personalities were taken in for question in relation to their participation in the protests. Other activists were taken in too and several others have appeared in court. Meanwhile, two leaders of the new party, “Levica”, have been placed under house arrest. /