Protesters gather outside Parliament

  • 1998-12-10
TALLINN (BNS) - Members of self-styled Estonian freedom fighter organizations gathered outside the Parliament building Dec. 8 to protest liberalization of the citizenship law.The demonstrators, carrying slogans such as "We demand a referendum" and "No to Russification through the European Union," urged lawmakers hurrying to a session of the Parliament to vote down the bill of amendments.The government proposal called for simplifying the naturalization procedure for children born in Estonia to stateless parents. The amendments would affect more than 6,000 children born so far, but specialist...
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