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Resistance Day-Slovenia Slovenians mark 80th anniversary of partisan resistance to Nazi occupation

Following the occupation of the erstwhile kingdom of Yugoslavia by Axis Powers during World War II, partisan groups in Slovene lands formed the Liberation Front of the Slovene People in April 1941 to resist the occupation

Slovenian artists and political activists protest targeting of cultural space in Ljubljana

The inhabitants of the Autonomous Rog Factory were evicted on January 19. The abandoned factory had been taken over by activists and artists over a decade ago and converted into a community space for alternative cultural and social initiatives

Arms deal -Slovenia Slovenian constitutional court stays massive arms procurement proposal by government

The right-wing government in Slovenia had planned the procurement of arms worth EUR 780 million for the military to cater to NATO. This had strongly been opposed by the left which had called the proposal unwarranted

Slovenian protests Slovenian left intensifies campaign against military spending

The right-wing dominated Slovenian National Assembly last week voted down the left-supported citizens’ initiative calling for a national referendum on the government’s plan for carrying out massive military expenditure

Slovenian left party Levica protests government’s refusal to hold referendum on military purchases

The Slovenian government refused a demand by Levica to hold a referendum on a proposal to procure weapons worth USD 925.28 million. Levica plans to challenge the decision in the constitutional court

Slovenian Left faces opposition to pro-worker bill

The left-wing Levica Party proposed a bill calling for shop workers to have Sundays off, but conservative parties delayed the voting

Social Democrat-led coalition leads in North Macedonian polls, Left enters parliament

The Social Democrat-led We Can coalition has established a slender lead in the polls in North Macedonia that were held on July 15. This is likely to strengthen the pro-EU bloc in the country

Levica Protest- Slovenia Slovenian Left protests amendments to Nature Conservation Act

The amendments proposed by the Slovenian government make it more difficult for organizations to attain the status of a nature conservation organization in public interest. This is believed to be a step towards the sale of the country’s resources

Slovenian politics Right-wing opposition party rescues ruling coalition in Slovenia

The Left in Slovenia had withdrawn its support to the government led by Marjan Sarec in the first week of November. However, the right wing opposition has helped the ruling coalition survive

LEVICA North Macedonia “The EU bureaucracy has turned the Balkans into a source of cheap labor”

The Macedonian leftist organization Levica exposes the argument of the country’s political elite that entry into the European Union and NATO is the gateway to prosperity

Slovenian left's bid to limit brokerage fee runs into real estate opposition Slovenian left’s bid to limit brokerage fee runs into real estate opposition

The Slovenian parliament approved a proposal moved by Levica to spare tenants from the burden of having to pay commission fees to real estate brokers

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