FEATURE 20 Apr 17

Serbia Protesters Mull Ways to Coordinate Rallies

As daily anti-government protests resume, two students involved in these spontaneous events say the time has come to form a proper mechanism to coordinate the actions.

Filip Rudic
BIRN
Belgrade
One of the protest in Belgrade. Photo: Emil Vas/Beta

As the protests against Aleksandar Vucic’s government resume following the Easter holidays, a coordination mechanism is expected to finally emerge out of the spontaneous gatherings.

Master’s anthropology student Sara Nikolic and Marko Djordjevic, who graduated in art history and is now a PhD student, told BIRN that that different workgroups will be set up to deal with aspects of the protests.

“We don’t know exactly in which direction this will go. It is important that people don’t tire out and that responsibilities are delegated between anybody willing to participate more actively,” Nikolic told BIRN.

The first protests started on April 3, one day after Vucic won the presidential election with 55.08 per cent of the votes cast in the first round.

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