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The Tuzla protests were started by unpaid workers of four former state-owned companies that were privatized and later filed for bankruptcy.
Besides the unemployment rate, the privatization that followed the end of communism and the 1992-95 war produced a handful of tycoons, almost wiped out the middle class and sent the working class into poverty. Corruption is widespread and high taxes to fund a bloated public sector eat away at paychecks.
People here are fighting guvernment. Unemployment. Rich banksters. Unfair share of wealth.