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Judges Protest for Higher Wages, Better Work Conditions

Ljubljana/Kranj, 8 April - Slovenian judges staged a one-hour protest at the seats of major courts across the country on Tuesday, displeased with a wage reform that they believe will in effect undermine the independence of the judiciary.

Novo mesto, Anton Podbevšek Teater.
Novinarska konferenca teatra Hamlet (60 minut) v avtorstvu in režiji Nane Miličinski.
Režiserka Nana Milčinski.
Foto: Rasto Božič/STA

Ljubljana
Ivan Robnik, the president of the Ljubljana Higher Labour and Social Court (left) and district court judge Darja Novak Krajsek present the reasons for the judges' protest.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
Judges stage a token protest demanding higher wages in the judiciary.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
Judges stage a token protest demanding higher wages in the judiciary.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana, sodišče.
Slovensko sodniško društvo je pripravilo protestne zbore po slovenskih sodiščih.
Predsednica sveta za avtorsko pravo Zlata Štiblar-Kisič.
Foto: Domen Grögl/STA

Ljubljana
District court judge Darja Novak Krajsek presenting the reasons for the judges' protest.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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