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Social movements in Bulgaria


Why such anger now ? What are the causes of such an explosion of anger this summer ? The social movement that has been going on in Bulgaria for over two months crystallised around a call for the resignations of both Prime Minister Boiko Borissov (GERB, right-wing populist) and Attorney Gernal Ivan Gechev. The protesters, united under the slogan, “Out with the Mafia!” are demanding early elections before the legislative elections scheduled for March 2021. Their movement has denounced elite arrogance, collusion between the political and economic spheres, political uses of justice, as well as corruption within the state apparatus. [First paragraph]
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hal-02990708 , version 1 (05-11-2020)



Nadège Ragaru. Social movements in Bulgaria. 2020. ⟨hal-02990708⟩
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