Thousands of Romanians demonstrated for a second straight Sunday against proposed judicial reforms which they say will weaken an anti-corruption drive.
Around one thousand people rallied in the capital Bucharest where they also slammed the “incoherence” of government economic policy.
The crowd, comprising chiefly young adults, converged on the headquarters of the ruling Social Democratic party and denounced the party as “thieves”.
“We cannot have confidence in leaders — they want to bring justice under political control,” said one protester, 42-year-old computer scientist Iulian Sandu.
Caludiu Dumitrescu, a 35-year-old restaurateur, blasted the government’s economic policies which he said he had weakened the leu currency and forced up the price of fuel.
Other marches took place in the western cities of Cluj and Timisoara and the central city of …