Protesters in Front of Macedonian Parliament against the Law of Albanian Language
Albanian Daily News
Published January 29, 2018
Some representatives of different Macedonian civil societies protested on Monday in front of Macedonian Parliament against the Law of Albanian Language as well as against the last negotiations with Greece on the new name of the country.
They are also signing a petition against the actual government.
While the protesters were outside the Parliament, MPs In the mean time that the protest is happening, Parliament will discuss again the law refused by the President of the Republic.
The current law on languages defines Albanian as an official language, but it has that status only in areas where ethnic Albanians make up at least 20 percent of the population.
Ethnic Albanians, who make up around one-quarter of Macedonia's 2.1 million population, live mostly in the northwest near the borders with Kosovo and Albania.