Why young people in Eastern Europe protest


In different Eastern and Central European countries there were massive demonstrations in the past year. Although (rightwing) conservative parties in Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Romania are still going strong, many youngsters over there want a very different future for their country. In these video's they explain why they are so angry.


A video report from Slovakia by Jakub Kratochvil. In February 2018 journalist Ján Kuciak was murdered. He investigated Ties between officials and Italian maffia. Massive demonstrations followed.


Octavian Coman made this video in Bucharest. Since January 2017 there are regular demonstrations against government corrupotioin.

Thanks to Matthea de Jong / Iepen Up / Leeuwarden Cultural Capital of Europe

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