The protests in the countries of the European periphery are the result of the drastic reduction in household income. The dissatisfaction in Bulgaria is the result of the long years of poverty, in which the country has been plunging.
More than 30 persons were accused of breaching the legal procedure in determining the contractors. The charges are felonies under the law, under which Vassilis Papageorgopoulos has been sentenced to life in prison.
The main argument of the corporations is that when a high rate of unemployment is tormenting the country, the government should not put obstacles like a binding minimum salary to the creation of new jobs.