New autonomous zone established in Ljubljana

Ljubljana – A new autonomous zone has been created in Ljubljana near the Žale cemetery in premises owned by the bad bank but left to decay for several years. The users of what has been named the Participative Ljubljana Autonomous Zone (PLAC) expect they will not have to face police but support in “creating a healthy and open society”.

Picasso: Writing into Drawing opening being moved to +MSUM

Ljubljana – An exhibition of Pablo Picasso’s illustrations termed Picasso: Writing into Drawing, marking the 140th anniversary of the birth of the great artist, is being moved from the flood-damaged Moderna Galerija to the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (+MSUM). It will open there on 18 November and be on display until 20 February 2022.

Supporters of Slovenia’s Threatened Radio Student March in Ljubljana

Journalists of Radio Student in Slovenia, one of Europe's oldest and strongest non-commercial radio stations, and its supporters, gathered on Friday for a protest walk in the capital Ljubljana following the recent move of the Culture Ministry to cut state money for the station.

CIVICUS warns of Janša’s pressure on civil society, media

Ljubljana – CIVICUS, an international organisation of NGOs, warns in its latest report of the attitude of Prime Minister Janez Janša and the Democrats (SDS) towards the civil society and media. It expresses concern over government attacks on the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) and a ban on protests.