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Parliament Repasses Asbestos Act Amid Patients' Protests

Ljubljana, 19 December - Parliament repassed Tuesday the amendments to the asbestos act which were vetoed by the upper chamber on 29 November. The vote, split along party lines, was accompanied by protests, staged by the association of asbestos patients in front of parliament.

Ljubljana, in front of parliament building
Parliament confirms the asbestos act despite protest by members of the Trade Union of Asbestos Patients.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana, in front of parliament building
Parliament confirms the asbestos act despite protest by members of the Trade Union of Asbestos Patients.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana, National Assembly
Parliament confirms the asbestos act despite protest by members of the Trade Union of Asbestos Patients.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana, in front of parliament building
Parliament confirms the asbestos act despite protest by members of the Trade Union of Asbestos Patients.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana, in front of parliament building
Parliament confirms the asbestos act despite protest by members of the Trade Union of Asbestos Patients.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana, in front of parliament building
Parliament confirms the asbestos act despite protest by members of the Trade Union of Asbestos Patients.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana, in front of parliament building
Parliament confirms the asbestos act despite protest by members of the Trade Union of Asbestos Patients.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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