Ongoing anti-government corruption protests in Moldova

In Chisinau, Moldova, demonstrators have been camped out in the central square since protests began on September 6. Yesterday, at least 20,000 people took part in another anti-government protest. Some protest leaders are calling for a nationwide strike and civil disobedience.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should be aware of the ongoing civil unrest over government corruption. There have been reports of some clashes between rival groups during the protests. The main activity is taking place in and around the Great National Assembly Square in Chisinau.

To minimize safety risk, always avoid large public gatherings and protests since even peaceful situations can quickly and unexpectedly escalate and become violent.

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