Anti-government protests continue in Romania

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Thousands of protesters braved the cold to march in Romania’s main cities on Saturday marking the 12th consecutive day of protests against the government attempts to water down anti-corruption laws.In the capital Bucharest, where a major rally is planned for Sunday, around 3,000 people gathered at the seat of government despite sub-zero temperatures.

“We are resisting, we aren’t going away” yelled the protesters, who are calling for the left-leaning Social Democrat government, which only took power in December, to stand down.

Another 8,000 people