Bulgaria’s political opposition and anti-government activists promised on Sunday to further intensify the wave of popular protests against the country’s prime minister, Boiko Borisov, whom they accuse of corruption and links with oligarchs, next week.
“The high point of the escalation will be this Wednesday, with a national protest in (the capital) Sofia and blockades across the country,” warned one of the main organizers of the protests, Nikolai Hajigenov, during a radio appearance. Bulgarian state.
This Sunday, protesters in Sofia at the Bulgarian government headquarters threw pig ears and even depicted the symbolic imprisonment of Borisov, whom they see as one of his major cover-ups, Attorney General Ivan Geshev.
The leader of the socialist opposition, Kornelia Ninova, called again on Sunday for the government to resign: “The demonstrators’ demands should come to a political conclusion,” he said, although the prime minister had reconfigured his cabinet to appease the population .