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Slovakia: Velvet Revolution anniv. turns anti-govt. protest in Bratislava 02:18

Slovakia: Velvet Revolution anniv. turns anti-govt. protest in Bratislava

Slovakia, Bratislava
November 16, 2018 at 21:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands gathered in the centre of Bratislava on Friday to commemorate the 29th anniversary of the 'Velvet Revolution' of 1989 and to protest against present government.

The mass demonstration is the culmination of months of protests organised by students and young people after the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova.

Demonstrators, including journalists, actors, and public figures expressed their support for the protest organisers and demanded the resignation of the current government.

Slovakia: Velvet Revolution anniv. turns anti-govt. protest in Bratislava 02:18
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Thousands gathered in the centre of Bratislava on Friday to commemorate the 29th anniversary of the 'Velvet Revolution' of 1989 and to protest against present government.

The mass demonstration is the culmination of months of protests organised by students and young people after the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova.

Demonstrators, including journalists, actors, and public figures expressed their support for the protest organisers and demanded the resignation of the current government.