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'27 years of corruption is enough': Romanians on why they are protesting - The Guardian;

'27 years of corruption is enough': Romanians on why they are protesting - The Guardian

The Guardian'27 years of corruption is enough': Romanians on why they are protestingThe GuardianThousands of Romanians have spent six nights marching in towns and cities across the country. We asked them why. People carry effigies depicting Social Democratic party leader Liviu Dragnea, former president Ion Iliescu,. People in Bucharest carry ...and more »

Romanian government urges calm after graft U-turn, protests persist - Reuters;

Romanian government urges calm after graft U-turn, protests persist - Reuters

ReutersRomanian government urges calm after graft U-turn, protests persistReutersBUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's ruling Social Democrats appealed for calm on Monday after withdrawing a decree widely condemned as reversing the country's anti-corruption drive, but protesters again took to the streets to demand the government's ...and more »

Cambridge residents and students protest in solidarity with Romania corruption rallies - Cambridge News;

Cambridge residents and students protest in solidarity with Romania corruption rallies - Cambridge News

Cambridge NewsCambridge residents and students protest in solidarity with Romania corruption ralliesCambridge NewsEnter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE.and more »

Romania protests rage into seventh day despite government climbdown over 'legal corruption' law - The Independent;

Romania protests rage into seventh day despite government climbdown over 'legal corruption' law - The Independent

The IndependentRomania protests rage into seventh day despite government climbdown over 'legal corruption' lawThe IndependentRomania's prime minister said the ruling coalition will not resign despite mass demonstrations against a measure which would ease up on corruption. There are signs, however, that the centre-left government may not push ahead immediately with its ...and more »

Romania leader: government won't quit despite mass protests - PBS NewsHour;

Romania leader: government won't quit despite mass protests - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourRomania leader: government won't quit despite mass protestsPBS NewsHourA pro-government supporter shouts slogans Tuesday in front of the presidential office in Bucharest, Romania. Photo by Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea/via REUTERS. The leader of Romania's ruling center-left coalition said Monday the government won't resign ...and more »

Government defies calls to quit despite mass rallies - Aljazeera.com;

Government defies calls to quit despite mass rallies - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comGovernment defies calls to quit despite mass ralliesAljazeera.comProtesters vow to keep pressuring Romanian government, but ruling coalition head says prime minister has full support. 06 Feb 2017 16:39 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social.and more »

Romania protests continue over plans to revive corruption bill - CNN

Romania protests continue over plans to revive corruption billCNN(CNN) Demonstrations are expected to continue in Romania today despite a temporary government retreat over a bill that would have protected many politicians from being prosecuted for corruption. On Sunday -- when an estimated half a million protesters ...and more »

Everything to Know About Romania's Anti-Corruption Protests - TIME;

Everything to Know About Romania's Anti-Corruption Protests - TIME

TIMEEverything to Know About Romania's Anti-Corruption ProtestsTIMEOver the past week, Romania has seen the largest protests since the fall of communism in 1989— when former dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was toppled — over a hastily-imposed decree that would have weakened penalties to corruption. Despite the ...and more »

How Romania is developing its own culture of protest: view - euronews;

How Romania is developing its own culture of protest: view - euronews

euronewsHow Romania is developing its own culture of protest: vieweuronewsThat corruption pervades everyday life in Romania is a bit of a cliché, on both a domestic and international level. That people are not satisfied with the state of affairs is also not surprising. What is unexpected is Romanians' resilience in the face ...and more »

Romania Protests: Crowds Use Cell Phones to Shine Light on Corruption Law - NBCNews.com;

Romania Protests: Crowds Use Cell Phones to Shine Light on Corruption Law - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comRomania Protests: Crowds Use Cell Phones to Shine Light on Corruption LawNBCNews.comImage: Tens of thousands of people shine lights in front of the government building in Tens of thousands of people shine lights in front of the government building in Bucharest, Sunday. Andreea Alexandru / AP. advertisement. The largest anti-government ...and more »

International press reports on Romania's half a million anti-graft rally - Business Review

International press reports on Romania's half a million anti-graft rallyBusiness ReviewThe international press gave extensive coverage of Sunday's mass protests that saw around 500,000 Romanians take to the streets in the sixth consecutive day. The biggest rally, in Bucharest, saw Victoria Square turn into a sea of lights, despite the ...and more »

In Romania, Protests Prompt Government to Rescind Corruption Bill - NBCNews.com;

In Romania, Protests Prompt Government to Rescind Corruption Bill - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comIn Romania, Protests Prompt Government to Rescind Corruption BillNBCNews.comHuge protests succeeded in pressuring Romania's government to repeal a decree that would have eased penalties for official corruption. 13 Photos. advertisement · advertisement. Share; Share · Tweet · Comment · Email; Print. 1. People shout ...and more »

Romanian government rejects protesters' call to resign - Irish Times;

Romanian government rejects protesters' call to resign - Irish Times

Irish TimesRomanian government rejects protesters' call to resignIrish TimesRomania's embattled new government has rejected calls to resign amid the country's biggest protests in a generation, but it is unclear whether it will try to revive a hugely controversial bid to soften anti-corruption legislation. Prime minister Sorin ...and more »

Romania protests continue despite repeal of corruption decree - The Guardian;

Romania protests continue despite repeal of corruption decree - The Guardian

The GuardianRomania protests continue despite repeal of corruption decreeThe GuardianAn estimated half a million Romanians have continued to protest against the government, with many calling on it to quit even after it scrapped the corruption legislation that sparked a week of public outrage. The prime minister, Sorin Grindeanu, has ...and more »

Romanian protests continue despite government climbdown - EUobserver;

Romanian protests continue despite government climbdown - EUobserver

EUobserverRomanian protests continue despite government climbdownEUobserverProtesters say they've lost trust in the government, after it tried to push through a measure to decriminalise certain types of corruption. (Photo: Reuters). By Ovidiu Vanghele. Bucharest, 6. Feb, 09:28. A sea of light flooded Bucharest's Victory ...and more »

Romanian Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu refusing to resign despite massive protests in Bucharest - NEWS.com.au;

Romanian Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu refusing to resign despite massive protests in Bucharest - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.auRomanian Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu refusing to resign despite massive protests in BucharestNEWS.com.auEMBATTLED Romanian Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu insists he won't resign despite protesters in record numbers calling for him and his cabinet to step down over a now-abandoned corruption measure. “I will not resign,” Grindeanu told broadcaster ...and more »

Protests Push Romania to Repeal Corruption Decree - Voice of America;

Protests Push Romania to Repeal Corruption Decree - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaProtests Push Romania to Repeal Corruption DecreeVoice of AmericaRomania's justice minister said he will publish details of a new bill on the criminal code Monday, a day after Romania's Social Democrat government repealed a contentious Cabinet decree that would have shielded many politicians from prosecution for ...and more »

Amid protests, Romania scraps proposed corruption bill - CNN

Amid protests, Romania scraps proposed corruption billCNN(CNN) Amid ongoing nationwide protests, the Romanian government has scrapped a bill that would have protected many politicians from being prosecuted for corruption. The official repeal of the corruption decree was announced Sunday in a government ...and more »

Romanian Premier Refuses to Quit as Protests Grow Despite U-Turn - Bloomberg;

Romanian Premier Refuses to Quit as Protests Grow Despite U-Turn - Bloomberg

BloombergRomanian Premier Refuses to Quit as Protests Grow Despite U-TurnBloombergRomania's prime minister defied calls to quit as his cabinet's decision to scrap measures seen as damaging the nation's anti-corruption drive failed to stem the largest protests since the fall of communism. Premier Sorin Grindeanu said the only ...and more »

Romania protesters not backing down after decree repeal - BBC News;

Romania protesters not backing down after decree repeal - BBC News

BBC NewsRomania protesters not backing down after decree repealBBC NewsAbout 500,000 demonstrators have rallied across Romania, despite the government revoking a controversial decree that fuelled their discontent. The left-wing government earlier scrapped the decree, which would have shielded many politicians from ...and more »