"Art Laboratory" cultural NGO / organization is within the programm "Art activist platform for Democracy" initiated Potential of protest" civic forum with a participant of civic activists and representatives of non-governmental organizations.
The forum discussed the current socio-political crisis and possible ways to overcome them.

The social economic situation is very tense now and where the authorities try to re-direct the problem towards medium and small businesses by enforcing new tax regulations in fact applying a tax-terror. The ecological problems have gone to their peak, there are now numerous dangerous productions: open mines, tailings etc.. The authoritarian system has started even wider violation of human rights. The pressures towards activists and journalists have become quite frequent. The political opposition tries to get active. The forum can allow their viewpoints on those processes.