Serbia protests: President Vucic the target of Belgrade rally


Serbian police have used tear gas to clear thousands of protesters trying to blockade the residence of President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade.

  • BBC

The protesters – who are demanding greater media freedom and free elections – shouted “Resign!”

But Mr Vucic refused to bow to the pressure, saying: “I am not afraid.”

The opposition has been staging largely peaceful rallies for weeks.

But tensions escalated on Saturday when crowds stormed the state TV station.

Mr Vucic is a reformed extreme nationalist who now wishes to lead Serbia into the European Union.

  • What happened on Sunday?

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