Second Day of Protests: Citizens Took to Streets in Even Greater Number


In an even greater number, the citizens, unhappy with the plans for destroying Macedonia and introducing bilingualism on its entire territory, marched through the cities in the country. The most massive protests are held in Skopje where tens of thousands of citizens gathered outside the government building. Unlike Monday's protest, the crowd has sound system attached to a car, through which the organizers of the protest address the crowd.

"Zoran Zaev, Zoran Verusevski, Zoran Vraniskovski, betrayers of Macedonia", say the transparents of the citizens attending the protest, where many flags with the Sun of Vergina are waved. Cheering songs for encouragement the Macedonian sports teams can be also heard.

"We should protect what was gained the hard way, for our children", Elena Misirkova said, the niece of Krste Petkov-Misirkov which addressed the crowd.

The rallies, which were organized by the civil initiative "For Joint Macedonia" on Tuesday despite in Skopje are held in several major cities. Protest marches are held in Prilep, Kumanovo, Stip and Kicevo, while on Wednesday the protests will become even bigger.

The demands of the protest organizers remain the same, and that is the defense of the unitary character of the state and against bilingualism which the SDSM and the Albanian parties are preparing to implement.за_заедничка_македонија_протести__4_.jpg

At Monday's protest in Skopje, the organizers urged the parties to commit to respect the Constitution and that they would not work to change the name.

The occasion for these protest are announcements of SDSM and Zoran Zaev that they will accept the platform of the Albanian parties, that requires a declaration of bilingualism on the whole territory of Macedonia.

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