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

BUCHAREST (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 ...

Romania protests continue over plans to revive corruption bill - CNN

(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 ...

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

Over 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 ...

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

That 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 ...

Romanian protests continue despite government climbdown - EUobserver

Protesters 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 ...

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

EMBATTLED 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 ...

Protests Push Romania to Repeal Corruption Decree - Voice of America

Romania'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he will publish details of a new bill on the criminal code Monday, a day after Romania's Social Democrat government repealed a contentious Cabinet decree that would have shielded many politicians from prosecution for ...

Amid protests, Romania scraps proposed corruption bill - CNN

(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 ...

Romania protesters not backing down after decree repeal - BBC News

About 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 ...