Gathering on the Square of the French Republic began after ten o’clock, and as the column moved across the Ban Jelacic Square to St. Mark’s Square, the number of protesters increased. Total has demonstrated more than ten thousand people!
St. Mark’s Square was the 1500 protesters. Remember, though St. Mark’s Square recently opened to the protesters, the law says that the front of the Government and the Parliament can not assemble more than 1500 people.
14:45 Upon returning to Ban Jelacic Square, the protest has ended. Protesters dispersed peacefully.
14:30 After her messages to the ruling party, they went back to Ban Jelacic Square
14:15 At St. Mark’s Square protesters greeted fences and specialists were closely watched. They do a lot of noise whistles, shouting: “You betrayed us!” in front of the Government and Parliament!
13:50 The procession was headed toward St. Mark’s Square
13:35 Part of the protesters, they are 1500, is preparing to St. Mark’s Square in order to send a message to the Government: “His salary and the right not to give, we are not afraid of your intimidation.”
13:20 Ban Jelačćića last talks, protesters seeking government settlement with the bankers. They did not hesitate to label it as either departmental ministers, calling them incompetent and cowardly. “We are the only country that has a social-democratic government, and that violates the welfare state. Croatia needs to wake up and get out on the street”, said among other things, head of the Croatian trade union leader William Ribic and announced that today’s protest is only the beginning of their activities
12:25 The column came to the main square, 1500, protesters soon moving toward St. Mark’s Square
12:05 “tally as Croatia, wake up and go, go and provides them: ‘Croatian citizen and worker wakes up and goes in the fight for our future.” It is in our hands, “said union president William Nuts Ribic.
12:10 According to unofficial information from the field indicate that on the streets of Zagreb rallied ten thousand protesters!
12:00 “Big words and shouts us will take nigdje.To, of course, does not stand in the way of anyone’s right to go out, to protest, to express dissent.’s Why we opened Mark’s Square. Want to hear people even those who will come here to say whatever they want. open space. way we see democracy, but democracy is accountability. This is a challenging moment and we expect it the responsibility of all. What we have – we have, what we do not – we do not. Again I stress, it is not on savings. Saving is something that separates you from something. majority of states living on debt. Well, we do not save. This is not the austerity measures. These are fiscal, budgetary adjustments, adjustments in consumption. ” not in the austerity measures already adjustment reality, a large number of people to understand, and the mali guess not, “said the Prime Minister Milanovic at a government session.
11:50 ZET reported that the tram lines 1,6,11,12,14 and 17 ply alternative routes for the column that goes to Ban Jelacic Square
11:38 The procession started! They formed three columns: the red, white and blue hats.
11:30 Look at the photo gallery to the protesters joked with ministers
11:20 There are ongoing talks
11:10 According to the information gathered from the field for more than five thousand people!
11:05 Protesters released statements of Ministers, after which nasnimili kokodanje and music from “A’s”, which gets a big round of applause
11:00 They came by cars and buses, banners and whistles accompanied by police officers on every corner protesting the government’s harsh austerity measures. And their banners are clear: “You betrayed ‘,’ You will not fool us’, ‘The crisis you an apology for the destruction of the welfare state’. Funny cartoons Ministers Slavko Linic, Zeljko Jovanovic, including Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic unions are an expression of anger.
“They reduce our wages, cut right, blackmailing us, trying to break” the unions say will be the French Republic Square Ilica refer to St Mark’s Square in front of the government headquarters and the government. Recall that the union negotiations ended the quarter by breach of the collective agreement, and intransigent unions they already announced demonstrations, and strikes and possible lawsuits.
William Ribic, president of the Independent Union of Research and Higher Education, he has appeared in the third Diary of HRT and announced restless entire school year!
“The ultimate goal is to protest. When there is no collective agreement has no social peace. This school year will be a period when the government will have no social peace. This is an attempt by the government to start thinking in a different way. Educators always come first in the queue when it needs kresati and you should not come back.’s inexcusable and immoral what we do, “said Ribic, adding that after today’s strike and protests that followed during the passage of the state budget.
Parent union in Zagreb organized a protest against the government’s austerity policies and cuts for employees in education and health.
Dissatisfied canceling collective bargaining agreement and reducing the rights of educators and part medics take to the street. Union protest began gathering at the Square of the Republic of France in 11 hours, where it will be in the parade Ilica refer to the main square. A smaller number of about 1500 selected will then be on St. Mark’s Square to the government building.
“The main message of the government will be on a large banner that will read: You have betrayed,” said the head of the teachers union Zvonimir Laktašić.
The procession will then return to the Square and other stakeholders with an entertainment program to complete protest. William Ribic has already announced that he expects to join them and the citizens.
“It is important that this protest should attract and Croatian citizens because we are here for one symbol of opposition to the wrong policy,” said Ribic.
The parent company denied that individuals denied involvement in the protests, noting that together with them in the column pass Zagreb and members of HUS and UATUC.