Hundreds of thousands protests in Romanian cities

A crowd of around 150,000 people took to the streets in Bucharest on Wednesday to protest against a new government corruption decree.

Source: B92
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About the same total number of people gathered in several other cities across the country.

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The protests came after the Romanian government passed the decree on Tuesday decriminalizing some corruption offenses, which could spare many politicians from being prosecuted.

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At least five people were injured and 60 detained as a result of the clashes between the protesters and the police in Bucharest.

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