Photo Story: 'Anonymous' Protest Rallies against the Bulgarian Government

Several thousand Bulgarian youngsters organized by the Anonymous hacktivists staged rallies in Sofia, Varna, and Blagoevgrad demanding an end to the rule of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the GERB party as well as a new political and social government model for Bulgaria.

1 of 21 | November 5, 2012, Monday BGNES

Several thousand Bulgarian youngsters organized by the Anonymous hacktivists rallied in Sofia, besieging briefly the Parliament building in an anti-government protest.

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