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Amnesty International: Authorities must investigate allegations of excessive use of force by gendarmerie against protesters

Romanian authorities must conduct prompt, thorough, independent and impartial investigations by civilian authorities into the allegations of unnecessary and excessive use of force by the gendarmerie against participants of a protest in Bucharest on 10 August, and bring all those ...

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33 injured people file criminal complaints against gendarmes. Hearings kick off today, investigation extended

33 of those over 400 people injured following the riot police’s intervention in force during the Diaspora rally on Friday have file criminal complaints against the Gendarmerie. Military prosecutors are probing if the gendarmes who intervened during the protest are ...

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100,000 in Victoriei Square for the Diaspora rally, 450 injured following clashes with the gendarmes. Unprecedented violence, new protest announced on Saturday

Update4: Over 100,000 protesters have gathered in Bucharest on Friday, in Victoriei Square for the Diaspora rally. All streets around the Government building have been blocked by the police force. The first incidents began around 4 p.m. and since then ...

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Thousands took to the streets in Bucharest, countrywide in protest against criminal codes amendments, clashed with gendarmes

Thousands of people took to the streets again on Wednesday evening in Bucharest and other cities in Romania to shout in rage against the latest amendments the Parliament had operated on the criminal codes. Digi24 reported there were over 4,500 ...

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Bucharest Mayor gives up setting up Christmas Fair in Victoriei Square following clashes between protesters and gendarmes

The Bucharest municipality’s decision to hold a Christmas fair-for the first time-in Victoriei Square (where anti-corruption protests had been staged) prompted a dispute between the City Hall’s employees who had come to set up their equipment and to scaffold the ...

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The mystery of the Romanian arrested in Turkey to join clashes in Syria

Turkish authorities detained 457 “foreign terrorist fighters” in the first six months of this year, while they were heading to Syria to fight. Among them there is also a Romanian, sources within the Turkish army told Anadolu Turkish agency. The ...

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