Serbs keep protesting against President Vucic

epa07356992 People hold a banner that reads: ''# 1 out of 5 million'' during a protest against populist President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade, Serbia, 09 February 2019. Thousands of people protested in Serbia against the President Aleksandar Vucic over what they say has been a smothering of democratic freedoms under his government. EPA-EFE/SRDJAN SUKI

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Several thousand people have marched in Serbia’s capital of Belgrade to protest populist President Aleksandar Vucic, who is showing signs of nervousness after 10 consecutive weeks of anti-government demonstrations.

The protests, which have spread outside of Belgrade, accuse Vucic of stifling free media and democracy in the Balkan country. He denies the accusations and media under his control have called the protesters Western stooges.

Vucic is a former extreme pro-Russian nationalist who now says he wants Serbia to join the European Union.

The protests started after thugs beat up an opposition politician in November.

The demonstrators on Saturday jeered in front of the state TV and Politika newspaper headquarters, which are firmly under Vucic’s control.

Via Fox News

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