Protesters rally against education reform

  • 2003-09-11
  • Aaron Eglitis
RIGA - A second anti-education reform demonstration took place in downtown Rigawithout incident on Sept. 4. Gathered around a statue of Janis Rainis, thefamous Latvian poet, rally organizers released two red balloons carrying asign with the words education reform crossed out."The balloons should take the reform closer to the gods, so they bringclarity to the heads of our statesmen," Riga City Council member GenadijsKotovs told the crowd at the rally.The demonstration follows a major protest against the education reform inMay of this year, which was arranged to coincide with the weekend of t...
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