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Protesters want part of iconic Sofia boulevard renamed

Police briefing in Sofia
Photo: BGNES

A woman under the influence of alcohol was detained in the morning in front of the presidency after verbal aggression against the protesters, police in Sofia said. At the previous protest, a team of journalists also became victims of a similar act by protesters and police had to intervene.

25 people were in the tents at Eagle’s Bridge on Tuesday morning, and there were 20 protesters in front of Sofia University and 6 near the presidency, police added. Some of the protesters have filed a proposition in the Sofia Municipality to rename a section of the central "Tsar Osvoboditel" boulevard into “Protestna” street, BGNES reported.

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