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Protesters: "We're Fed Up with Everything Except Bread"

Ljubljana, 17 November - A sea of red filled the streets of Slovenia's capital on Saturday as thousands of protesters wearing red bibs gathered to call for higher wages and greater equality between the rich and poor in Slovenia.

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A sea of red swamped the centre of Ljubljana as the union rally reached its destination.
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Labour Minister Marjeta Cotman also joined the rally.
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Although not labelled a protest against the government by the unions, anti-government sentiment could be seen all around.
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A sea of red swamped the centre of Ljubljana as the union rally reached its destination.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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President-elect Danilo Tuerk joined the union rally.
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The protest was organised by the six trade union confederation. Head of KS 90 Boris Mazalin (left), head of Pergam Dusan Rebolj (middle) and head of ZSSS Dusan Semolic (right) leading the procession. A banner reading "We Have also Contributed to the Big Profits" can be seen in the background.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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The protesters brought many banners. "The Future of Workers" and "Who Lives on Hope, Dies of Hunger" were just some of the slogans that could be seen in the crowd.
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The protest was organised by the six trade union confederation. Head of Pergam Dusan Rebolj (left) and head of ZSSS Dusan Semolic (right) leading the procession. A banner reading "We Have also Contributed to the Big Profits" can be seen in the background.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Organisers says up to 70,000 protesters took part in the union rally, while police put the number at around 15,000.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Organisers says up to 70,000 protesters took part in the union rally, while police put the number at around 15,000.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Protesters set off for the centre of Ljubljana.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Defence Minister Karl Erjavec (front), who heads the Pensioners' Party (DeSUS), joined the union rally.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Protesters set off for the centre of Ljubljana.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Protesters set off for the centre of Ljubljana.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Protesters set off for the centre of Ljubljana.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Protesters set off for the centre of Ljubljana.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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