The country’s ruling coalition led by Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu of the left-wing Social Democratic Party (PSD), argued that the changes were needed as some laws required alignment. However, the mass observed the move as an attempt to allow allies of Grndeanu caught in the country’s anti-corruption efforts to escape condemnation.
The protest has been going on since a week and Romanians are still gathering at
The most memorable of these events remains the night of Febuary 5th wherein nearly 250,000 people gathered at
“Digital literacy turned the recent protest into a non-political rally, as people are more interested in having the right laws issued rather than supporting certain political ideologies,” the report read.
Needless to say, the mass protests seemed to have worked positively. After almost six nights of protests across the cities in
However, the protest didn’t end after the order was withdrawn. The protestors wish to send a message to the government to refrain from retreating against the country’s fight against corruption. Some protestors told the New York Times that they wanted to see ministerial resignations or the entire government felled.