Information concerning the current rebellion in Bosnia and Herzegovina for our foreign comrades– Protest started on 4th of February in the industrial city of Tuzla. Workers of several privatized companies based in Tuzla organized a protest (without the help or support of trade-unions) demanding the cancellation of privatizations and against closing-down of the factories. They were joined by large number of people from the city and the region, especially students and unemployed youth.
– In the next few days, solidarity protests were organized in several other cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This was not the first mobilization in Bosnia of this kind, but a continuation of earlier protests against poverty and corruption that are frequent in the last few years not just in Bosnia, but in many countries in the region (Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Slovenia etc.). Continue reading