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Catching Up on Diaspora and Violence – August 10 to 17 in Bucharest

Since I hope I’ll be writing something about the current referendum soon, I guess this is a good time to finally have a quick post about the events in August. Since just about everyone, activists included, ended up focusing on the violence and the Gendarmerie’s response on August 10 and therefore joined hands, even unintentionally, […]

Constitutional Court, Kovesi, Rosia Montana, Halep, Firea – May 30 to June 13 in Bucharest

This will be a quick post, so let me start directly with May 30, when our Constitutional Court decided that our President can’t reject the Minister of Justice’s request to dismiss the Chief Prosecutor of the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) the way he did. That was quite unexpected, and certain to anger many activists and […]

Forests and Kovesi – February 21 to 25 in Bucharest

Thursday evening, the Minister of Justice announced starting the procedure of removing Laura Codruta Kovesi, the chief prosecutor of the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA), from office. As a result, there was first a quick reaction that I heard gathered around 1000 people in Victory Square that evening, some known activists and groups also promoting it […]

All Roads Lead to Bucharest – January 20 in Bucharest

A few more events took place since the previous protest report I posted, including a campaign during the last week of 2017, during which a group of people sent e-mails to members of the Parliament, mainly those who voted in favor of the changes to the laws concerning the justice system, or a band’s attempt, […]

Mere Hundreds in a March, Plus a Pointless Meeting – December 21 to 27 in Bucharest

The daily protests continued during this period, as when I looked for them I even found a couple of posts mentioning a few people who showed up, again in Victory Square, even on December 25 and 26, but otherwise I haven’t seen these daily protests promoted or even mentioned by the activists or pages I’d […]