Romania’s government resigns after major protests

A nightclub fire that left at least 27 people dead led to anti-government protests last evening of at least 20,000 people in Bucharest.

Advice For Travellers

Political tensions have been increasing in Romania over alleged government corruption, and the night club fire has intensified the anger.

To minimize safety risk when travelling, always avoid large public gatherings or demonstrations. Even peaceful rallies can quickly and unexpectedly escalate and become violent.

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