Young people protest in a march against student precarity on March 21st in Lisbon. They hold carnations, the symbol of the revolution.

Video. Portugal: 50 years after the revolution, are the carnations wilting?

25 April, 2024, marks the 50th anniversary of Portugal's Carnation Revolution. It ended about 41 years of dictatorship and began an era of democracy. The milestone is celebrated as the political landscape shifts, with the centre-right winning recent elections and the far-right gaining ground.

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