Ongoing protests in Romania

There are ongoing anti-government protests in Bucharest, against a decree that was passed that could free many officials jailed for corruption. Late Wednesday, as many as 150,000 people rallied outside the cabinet building in Bucharest. Protesters threw firecrackers and smoke bombs at police who then responded with tear gas.

Advice For Travellers

Minimize safety risk by avoiding large public gatherings and demonstrations due to unpredictability of these situations.