Belgrade protests for 7th week against Serbian leader

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Several thousand of us contain marched in Belgrade for the seventh week of protests in opposition to what they inform is Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic’s autocratic rule.

The command Saturday comes after Vucic’s birthday party bused tens of thousands of his supporters into the capital within the future of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s search the advice of with on Thursday. Vucic’s critics inform the gathering became once his strive to demonstrate that he has many extra supporters than opponents in Serbia.

Chanting “Vucic Scamper Away!” the whistle-blowing crowds marched to the declare TV headquarters, which has largely no longer neatly-known the weekly protests.

Critics accuse the president of imposing an autocracy by device of strict attach a watch on over the media and promoting abominate speech in opposition to opponents. Vucic rejects the costs.

The demonstrations started after thugs beat up an opposition chief in November, inserting stress on Vucic.

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