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Croatians stage first protest against austerity drive

(Reuters) – More than 5,000 demonstrators carrying anti-government banners marched through the Croatian capital on Thursday in the first major protest against the government’s austerity drive. “Croatia’s citizens and workers are waking up and starting to fight for their future,” … Continue reading

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300 Djakovstina company workers plan protest

Some 300 former employees of Djakovstina company have announced protests after their severance payments did not come through despite the agriculture minister’s promises. Three weeks ago Cobankovic promised the workers that the problems with the payment of 26 million kunas … Continue reading

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Riot police block protesters at the entrance of newly built Cvjetni shopping mall in Zagreb

Riot police block protesters at the entrance of the newly built Cvjetni shopping mall during its grand opening ceremony at the square in central Zagreb April 7, 2011. The building of the shopping mall has sparked mass public protests, leading … Continue reading

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Croatians come out in thousands to protest against government

ZAGREB, March 19, 2011 (AFP) – Several thousand people rallied in the Croatian capital on Saturday to demand the government resign. ”Everyone, on the streets!”, “We are Croatia!”, shouted the protesters amid the noise of whistles as they marched from … Continue reading

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Anti-gov’t protests held in several towns in Croatia

Several hundred people dissatisfied with the present economic and political situation in Croatia rallied in Cvjetni Trg square in central Zagreb on Saturday evening, demanding the resignation of the government and immediate elections. Several hundred people dissatisfied with the present … Continue reading

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New anti-government protest held in Zagreb

ZAGREB, Croatia — Thousands of Croats took to the streets of Zagreb on Tuesday (March 8th) demanding the government’s resignation. This latest demonstration was, like other recent ones, organised via Facebook and ended without incidents. Marking International Women’s Day, the … Continue reading

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Croat capital stages new anti-government protest

ZAGREB — Several hundred anti-government protesters, mostly young people, marched without incident through the Croatian capital on Monday demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor’s cabinet. The protest, organised on Facebook and the third of its kind in less … Continue reading

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Anti-government protestors clash with police in Zagreb

ZAGREB — Croatian police used tear gas on Thursday to disperse about 1,000 protestors who tried to approach the government building demanding resignation of Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor’s cabinet. Heavy special police forces sealed off the St Marc square, in … Continue reading

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Police arrest 100 at Zagreb peaceful rally

15 Jul ZAGREB, July 15 (Reuters) – Croatian police arrested more than a hundred people on Thursday, including actors, writers and city officials, after they staged a peaceful rally to prevent private construction works in the heart of the capital. … Continue reading

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