Bulgarian Socialists Claim More Anti-Govt Protests to Come

Politics » DOMESTIC | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 17:56| Views: | Comments: 3
Bulgaria: Bulgarian Socialists Claim More Anti-Govt Protests to Come Sergey Stanishev, the leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has warned that there will be more anti-government protests. Photo by BGNES

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will continue to organize protests against the government of the ruling party GERB not only in the capital Sofia, but in other cities as well.

The BSP leader Sergey Stanishev said on Tuesday that he is content with the protests on Saturday, which gathered more than 16,000 people in central Sofia. However, he noted that the pressure on the government will continue.

The former Bulgarian prime minister asked the BSP supporters to also take part in all protests by branch organizations.

Stanishev said that the socialists will mark April Fool's Day as the "day of GERB", adding that BSP will organize another anti-government demonstration on Labor Day, celebrated in Bulgarian on May 1.

"This will not be a sad celebration, but rather a vivid social protests against the policies of this government," Stanishev said.

In his opinion, protests are the only way for pressuring the cabinet to correct their policies.

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Nellieherself - 31 Mar 2011 // 05:15:58

You mean the same socialist party that colonized and oppressed Bulgaria from 1945 to 1989? That same socialist party that still governs by nepotism? Let's not be naive, who has the ability to send their children to study all over the world but the old communists who extorted the nation for nearly 50 years? All these educated abroad professionals are the relatives of the old communists and they are now running the country and looting and fleecing the EU. You know what they say--sh!t always floats on the top.

Mihail - 31 Mar 2011 // 04:47:41

I need to make a few corrections...

14th century (obviously)
"The party whose current members"

Mihail - 31 Mar 2011 // 04:44:38

I am organizing a protest against the existence of the socialist party in Bulgaria.

The party that over-sought and engaged in the largest looting of Bulgaria (1990-1997) since the turks pillaged and enslaved the population in the 13th century.

The party that committed election fraud in 1990.

The party whose members were complicit in the imprisonment, blackmail and threatening of innocent people and their families.

I am also charging Bulgarians for negligence with regard to their betrayal of the country. It only takes them a couple of years to forget anything.
The whole country has a case of the Stockholm syndrome.

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