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Water referendum-Slovenia Slovenians reject dilution of water protection law in historic referendum

The amendments to the water protection law which could have promoted uncontrolled construction in coastal areas were rejected by the Slovenian people in a national referendum on July 11

Massive demonstration in Ljubljana demands resignation of Slovenian government and fresh elections

The protesters have alleged that space for dialogue with the government has shrunk and that the fundamental rights of the citizens, freedom of the press and judiciary are under threat

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 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

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