Protests Rock Romania After Government Weakens Corruption Law

From the New York Times

Huge protests, among the largest since the fall of communism, have rocked Romania after the government passed a law that would effectively allow official corruption.

More than 250,000 Romanians took to the streets, about half of them in the capital, Bucharest. “Thieves, thieves,” they shouted, denouncing the government and corruption. A few demonstrators clashed with riot police.

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