Battle for the airport
The City Council of Niš passed on the decision to transfer the ownership of the Konstantin Veliki Airport into the hands of the Republic of Serbia on March 31st 2018. The next day, the first spontaneous protest took place. The citizens of Niš gathered in front of the City Assembly housing the City Council and the Mayor’s Office. This spontaneous protest was an introduction to the process that would last three months and would be marked by a number of mass protests of citizens of Niš against the decision to “hand over the airport“. It ended on June 22nd at the session of the Assembly of the City of Niš, when the decision of the City Council was adopted.