It is rather unusual for a country like Romania to catch the eye of the international public to the extent it has in the past month.
An unprecedented wave of protests saw thousands of Romanians take to the streets regularly – night and day – despite the cold, reaching more than 600,000 people on February 5.
That peak day was crucial: thanks to people’s continuous involvement, the government has backtracked on a law, Decree 13, that could have weakened anti-corruption legislation, and made life much easier for corrupt officials and politicians.
But is there more to it? After the U-turn from the government, Romanians remain uneasy and restless.… Seguir leyendo »