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Bulgaria: Protesters hurl eggs at anti-govt rally outside parliament in Sofia03:13

Bulgaria: Protesters hurl eggs at anti-govt rally outside parliament in Sofia

Bulgaria, Sofia
August 13, 2020 at 12:46 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of protesters gathered outside Bulgaria's parliament in Sofia on Thursday, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and his government.

During the rally, protesters threw eggs and tomatoes at officials who were filmed arriving for a parliament session and entering the parliament building.

Moreover, protesters formed a human chain outside the building in an attempt to prevent the parliamentarians from entering the building.

A group of demonstrators was also filmed facing off with pro-government journalist Iva Nikolova while she was exiting the National Assembly building. One of the police officers shielded the journalist while the protesters chanted and threw eggs.

Protests have been taking place in Sofia for a month after President Rumen Radev demanded the resignation of Borissov and an end to the "mafia way of ruling."

Bulgaria: Protesters hurl eggs at anti-govt rally outside parliament in Sofia03:13
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Thousands of protesters gathered outside Bulgaria's parliament in Sofia on Thursday, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and his government.

During the rally, protesters threw eggs and tomatoes at officials who were filmed arriving for a parliament session and entering the parliament building.

Moreover, protesters formed a human chain outside the building in an attempt to prevent the parliamentarians from entering the building.

A group of demonstrators was also filmed facing off with pro-government journalist Iva Nikolova while she was exiting the National Assembly building. One of the police officers shielded the journalist while the protesters chanted and threw eggs.

Protests have been taking place in Sofia for a month after President Rumen Radev demanded the resignation of Borissov and an end to the "mafia way of ruling."

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