Parliament takes action against self-styled militias

Ljubljana, 24 September - In a 48:1 vote, the National Assembly backed on Thursday opposition-sponsored changes to two laws in a bid to limit the activities of self-styled militias which first upset the public two years ago. 35 MPs abstained from voting on what is a second attempt to criminalise uniformed groups parading with what are believed to be replica guns.

Members of para-military group calling itself the Štajerska Guard.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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