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Bulgaria: Protest against Forest Act and shale gas

Politics Sofia, Bulgaria - 13 June 2012

Eco activists blocked traffic in downtown Sofia on June 13, 2012 in sign of protest against the passing of the controversial Forestry Act, clashed with riot police Wednesday evening.

 

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Protest in Sofia against Forest Act but not only - against shale gas extraction too. People block street in center of Sofia and Police officers detained several protesters against the amendments to the Forest Act who have gathered for protest at Eagle Bridge in the capital. This day is birthday of PR Boyko Borisov and people chanting "Mafia! Mafia!" and "Happy birthday, Boyko!"

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