Political Analysis “SUSPENSION OF DEMOCRACY IN THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA” by Dane Taleski
On December 24, 2012 the police threw out oppositional Members of Parliament from the plenary session. Prior to that the police threw out journalists and representatives of media, preventing them to follow the developments in the plenary. Several of the MPs were injured, including one young pregnant MP, two female MPs were hospitalized, while two others collapsed and needed medical assistance. After the oppositional MPs were thrown out, the ruling majority adopted the budget for 2013. The session, including all discussions, lasted for only 6 minutes.
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