Police in Bulgaria's Varna Join Colleagues Protests

Society | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 16:14
Bulgaria: Police in Bulgaria's Varna Join Colleagues Protests Policemen from the Black Sea city of Varna are planning a series of protests and will join the national police protests in the capital Sofia. Photo by BGNES

The policemen from the Black Sea city of Varna are staging a protest rally on October 24, according to the local police union leader Genadi Dimitrov.

Dimitrov says this will be the first from a series of such rallies, scheduled also for October 31, November 7 and 14.

The demonstrations will be held in front of the Regional Police Directorate.

On November 7, which is right before the Bulgarian Policeman Professional Day, a delegation will travel from Varna to join the national police protests in the capital Sofia.

The union leader points out the demonstrators aim at improving their work conditions and obtaining more modern equipment. Demands also include adequate overtime pay.

Policemen appeal to Varna residents to support their requests and to join all upcoming rallies.

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