Monday, 23 July 2018 | News today: 3

Fresh protests in Skopje: Porta Makedonija pelted with paint

The civil movement #Protestiram (I Protest) supported by opposition SDSM and Soros organized Monday evening fresh protests in Skopje and other cities across Macedonia, demanding President Gjorge Ivanov’s resignation and annulment of his decision pardoning 56 individuals as well as postponement of the June 5 elections.

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The protesters kicked off their march in Skopje outside the offices of the Special Public Prosecution as a show of support for the institution tasked with investigating probes arising from the wiretapping scandal.

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On their way to the Parliament building, the protesters laid fresh flowers in ‘Zena Borec’ (Women-Fighter) Park in honor of the Victory Day 9 May.

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They once again pelted the triumphal arch (Porta Makedonija) with paint balls, widely accepted as the main characteristic of the so called Colorful Revolution.