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General strike on Monday
Tens of thousands Belgraders gathered last night in the city centre for the third consecutive protest over electoral fraud in the presidential election. The citizens jeered at the news that the Federal Electoral Commission had dismissed the complaint of the Democratic Opposition of Serbia (DOS) in connection to the official results of the presidential election.
Democratic Opposition of Serbia called on the Serbian citizens to launch a general strike and a boycott of the state institutions at 5 a.m. on Monday morning. The representatives of a nongovernmental organisation G17 Plus Mladjan Dinkic and Miroljub Labus told the crowd that the first action would begin at noon on Monday when the supporters of the Democratic Opposition should go to the Federal Bureau of Statistics to demand that the officials show them the results of the presidential election. It was also announced at the protest gathering in downtown Belgrade that the youth of the Democratic Opposition of Serbia (DOS) had called on all the university rectors in Serbia to schedule extraordinary sessions of their teaching staff at their respective universities and decide on ceasing all activities in protest at the rigging of the presidential election. A student protest gathering was scheduled for noon on Monday in front of the Belgrade University rectorate building.
Source: Free Serbia
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