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Protesters invade Serbian state TV amid demonstrations across Balkans | World news

Protesters broke into Serbia’s state television building for the first time in almost 20 years and Albanian police used tear gas to disperse a crowd trying to break into the parliament on a day of anti-government demonstrations across the Balkans.In Belgrade demonstrators broke into the state-run Radio Television of Serbia (RTS) building on Saturday, demanding to address the population in images aired live.There have been weekly opposition protests since December against the Serbian president, Aleksandar Vučić, calling for media freedom as a condition for free and fair elections. State television news has given scant coverage to the protests.“For the past months we have been asking only for one thing – to allow protest organisers to speak on the state television,” said Boško Obradović, the leader of the rightwing Dveri party and one of the people to invade RTS.Putin gets puppy and hero's welcome on Serbia trip Read more Several thousand protesters remained in front of the building as activists chanted “Vučić thief” in the corridors of the building. Anti-riot police later entered the facility and began to take out the demonstrators one by one.Anti-government demonstrators last stormed the state TV building on 5 October 2000, bringing down the regime of strongman Slobodan Milošević.Thousands marched peacefully through the centre of Belgrade on Saturday and protests were also held in several other Serbian towns, including second-largest city Novi Sad.Vučić has previously said he would not bow to opposition demands for electoral reform and increased media freedom “even if there were five million people in the street”, but said he was...

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