Protests in Albania – level 2

20-05-2019 07:00

People in Albania started protesting three months ago. They say that the government is corrupt and that their votes were stolen. They want the socialist prime minister to step down, and they want a new election.

There were big protests last Saturday and Sunday. People threw Molotov cocktails, and the police used tear gas and water cannons. Police arrested fifty people that weekend.

Difficult words: government (the leaders/bosses of a country), corrupt (corrupt politicians do not work to make their country better but to get rich or get power), election (a situation when people vote for/choose their leaders/bosses).

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