Bosnia: Protests Turn Into Violence

Politics ♦ Published: February 7, 2014; 16:14 ♦ (Vindobona)

Due to the extremely tense social situation in the Balkan country, first protests turned into violence.

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In the Bosnian city of Tuzla, 6,000 workers have started protests against the shut-down of a few factories this week. In total, more than 10,000 jobs will be lost because of the bankruptcy of five local enterprises. Within a few hours, the situation has escalated. Today, the protestors stormed the building of the regional administration and set the building on fire.

And as if…