Thousands of Romanians rally against corruption decree – Al Jazeera English

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Thousands of Romanians rally against corruption decree – Al Jazeera English

 

Published on Feb 4, 2017

Approximately 300,000 Romanians across the country protested against government plans to decriminalise some corruption offences. The decree has since been scrapped.

 

Biggest protests in decades hit Romania over corruption – Al Jazeera English

 

Published on Feb 2, 2017

More than 100,000 people have taken to the streets in the Romanian capital to protest against an emergency government decree decriminalising a string of corruption offences.

Weeks of protests against the government reached a crescendo on Wednesday after the cabinet passed a decree that could see politicians convicted of corruption walk free.

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