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Protests in Romania: Will the Government Survive?

Protests in Romania: Will the Government Survive?

Protests in Romania: Will the Government Survive?
August 14
18:51 2018
Anti-government protests hit Romania over the weekend with reports emerging that over four hundred were wounded during angry clashes with the police. The Romanians have made it clear that they are dissatisfied with the handling of the state by the government of President Klaus Iohannis. They want the government to step down. Let’s watch this report for more details and insights. At the heart of the protests in Romania are at least these three key themes. Rampant corruption, low wages and efforts by the ruling Social Democrats party or the PSD to weaken the judiciary. Protesters say the PSD is trying to take steps that will undo anticorruption moves. They say this is meant to shield government officials facing allegations of corruption.

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