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Citizens block traffic in front of parliament building on Day 70 of anti-government protests

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On the 70th day of the anti-government protests in Bulgaria, several hundred citizens have blocked Dondukov Blvd. in the capital in front of the former Party House  of the Bulgarian Communist Party, which is being now used as a new parliament building.
Earlier today, mothers of children with disabilities from "The System Is Killing Us" initiative protested in front of parliament, demanding a meeting with lawmakers. They managed to enter the building and block its entrance. After refusing to leave, the protesters say there were treated with violence and were forcibly taken out of the building by National Security Service officers. 
The protesting mothers are joined by Maya Manolova, former ombudsman and current leader of Izpravi.se BG platform.
Citizens supporting the protesting mothers began to gather outside, and eggs were thrown at the parliament building.
Protesters are chanting slogans "Resignation", "Mafia" and "Murderers".


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