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Protesters demanded the resignation of the current Romanian government led by Social Democratic Party PSD, which they say has moved to decriminalise corruption offences and undermine the work of the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (DNA)

test Twitter Media - Protesters demanded the resignation of the current Romanian government led by Social Democratic Party PSD, which they say has moved to decriminalise corruption offences and undermine the work of the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (DNA) https://t.co/GUYePqYXXi

Romania's diaspora returned home to take part in the protests, which were also held in other major cities like Cluj, Sibiu, and Timisoara. Agerpres, Romania’s national news agency, said 60,000 people attended the main demonstration in Bucharest, where tear gas was fired.

test Twitter Media - Romania's diaspora returned home to take part in the protests, which were also held in other major cities like Cluj, Sibiu, and Timisoara. Agerpres, Romania’s national news agency, said 60,000 people attended the main demonstration in Bucharest, where tear gas was fired. https://t.co/57H22MZTnz

A crowd of up to 100,000 people attended a protest demanding the government's resignation in Bucharest, Romania tonight. Police used tear gas and water cannons, and there were reportedly 250 people injured.

test Twitter Media - A crowd of up to 100,000 people attended a protest demanding the government's resignation in Bucharest, Romania tonight. Police used tear gas and water cannons, and there were reportedly 250 people injured. https://t.co/i1JfC0jZeT

The Serbian news portal @juznevesti from Niš said today that the country's Tax Administration has subjected it to significant financial pressure in an effort to have it shut it down.Background on how Serbia's tax inspections are used to curb the press:indexoncensorship.org/2018/05/serbia…

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