More protests in Macedonia

Following the release of information by the head of the opposition Social Democrats alleging corruption at the highest levels of government, including mismanagement of funds, spurious criminal prosecutions of opponents and even attempted cover-ups of killings, tens of thousands of people demonstrated in the centre of the Macedonian capital Skopje to demand the resignation of conservative Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should avoid all public and political gatherings in Macedonia. A planned counter demonstration may lead to violent confrontations between opposing groups.