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· January, 2012

Stories about Romania from January, 2012

Romania: “I, the Citizen”

Street protests in Romania have been going on for over a week now. The protesters are demanding early elections; they do not yet have a leader, but they nevertheless have...

Romania: Towards A European Spring?

Gabriela Ionita of Power&Politics World summarizes ongoing anti-government protests in Romania, draws parallels to the Arab spring, and asks if this is the start of a European wave of revolutions.

Romania: “A Tsunami” of Protests Against Austerity Cuts and Corruption

The Romanian online community is trying to explain why people have taken to the streets all over the country, what the authorities' response was and what the outcome of the...

Romania: “Revolution of Decency”

Power & Politics World reports on the protests in Romania, sparked by budget cuts and the resignation of deputy health minister Raed Arafat. Csíkszereda Musings writes about Raed Arafat and...

CEE: A Roundup on the Roma Issues

An anti-discrimination Roma flash mob/dance duel in Bucharest (video – here), and a report by Bulgarian Roma students on media coverage of Roma-related issues – at TOL's Roma Transitions blog....

CEE: “Spotted by Locals”

Spotted by Locals: Experience cities like a local features a few dozen locations, including CEE cities of Belgrade, Bucharest, Budapest, Krakow, Ljubljana, Prague, Riga, Sofia, Tallinn, Vilnius, Warsaw, and Zagreb....

Hungary: Memories of Barvalipe Roma Pride Summer Camp

Twenty-eight young Roma people came together in the first ever Roma Pride Summer Camp where they learned about their language, history, role models and achievements, in an effort to build...

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