People protested against the government again

The police had to disperse the crowd.

Hundreds of people gathered in Bratislava on December 12 to protest against the government.Hundreds of people gathered in Bratislava on December 12 to protest against the government. (Source: SME)

Another protest against the Igor Matovič (OĽaNO) government was held in Bratislava on December 12, organised by the far-right Kotlebovci – People's Party Our Slovakia (ĽSNS).

Hundreds of people gathered in front of the Presidential Palace. Most did not wear masks and brought Slovak flags instead.

The protest ended after about an hour, but people refused to leave. The police had to intervene to disperse the crowd. They detained at least two protesters.

The national emergency is still in place in Slovakia, and public assemblies with more than six people are still prohibited.

Related articleStreet protests as Slovakia marks the Velvet Revolution anniversary Read more 

The rest of this article is premium content at Spectator.sk
Subscribe now for full access

I already have subscription - Sign in

Subscription provides you with:
  • Immediate access to all locked articles (premium content) on Spectator.sk
  • Special weekly news summary + an audio recording with a weekly news summary to listen to at your convenience (received on a weekly basis directly to your e-mail)
  • PDF version of the latest issue of our newspaper, The Slovak Spectator, emailed directly to you
  • Access to all premium content on Sme.sk and Korzar.sk

Top stories

News digest: Slovakia marks anniversary of one of its biggest accidents in water transport

People are obliged to show Covid passes, the Bratislava's Old Town promotes its most beautiful trees and construction of the traditional ice house in the High Tatras has started.


12 h
Opening of the time capsule of Michael's Tower.

Time capsule stored in Bratislava's St Michael statue 176 years ago reveals its secrets

The public can see the items found in the box in the Bratislava City Museum at the Old Town Hall this weekend.


15 h
About 100 to 110 Tatra chamois live in the NAPANT national park, central Slovakia, but only two are white.

New Low Tatras attraction fascinates and worries hikers

Two white chamois have been observed in the national park, but their colour exposes them to danger.


21. okt
Skryť Close ad