March Uprising

March Uprising
Vstanie Břézna
Part of the Luepolan War and Silent War
Prisek Streets 1977.jpg
Masses of protestors surround government armored cars.
Date13 March 1979 – 2 April 1979
(2 weeks and 6 days)
Location
Resulted in See Aftermath
Parties to the civil conflict
Democratic protestors
Right-wing nationalists
Communist sympathizers
Some home guard units
(from 19 March)
Luepolan Armed Forces
(from 24 March)
Lead figures

The Luepolan Uprising of 1979, commonly known as the March Uprising, was a period of widespread civil unrest and limited internal conflict that occurred in the State of Luepola. The conflict started with protests in the town of Utrna; mass arrests and the shooting of civilians caused further unrest to sweep the nation. The uprising saw the defection of some units of the Luepolan Home Guard to the protestors, clashing with other units in armed gunfights. The unrest ultimately led to the Sliet voting President Zdrávko Kasun out of office in an impromptu referendum backed by the military; his successor Mateus Branković began implementing the protestors' demands in earnest.


Background

Utrna Riots

Judusa Trials & Initial Protests

Attempted Raids on Protest Leaders

The Riots

National Uprising

Voitz

Prishek

Rostva

Grast

Political Upheaval

Aftermath

Casualties

International Reaction

Vorochian Revolution

The reassertion of sovereignty in Luepola inspired the populace of neighboring Vorochia to similarly revolt against the pro-Vierz government. Without a sympathetic faction present in the Vorochian legislature, Vorochians instead took up arms and overthrew the government with the tacit approval of the military.

Vierz Intervention in Luepola

Following Luepola's announcement of its intention to withdraw from the CPCA, the Vierz Empire planned and carried out an invasion of Luepola in order to resecure the country. The Luepolan War came to be the deadliest war fought in Patyria since the Great War.