Romania is a Country with 20 million inhabitants in southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea. It has 20 million inhabitants and joined the European Union in 2007.
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Romania has opened an enquiry into alleged police violence at a mass anti-corruption protest against the left-wing government that left hundreds injured last week. Keith Walker speaks with Kit Gillet — a reporter based in Bucharest who was at the demonstration — and starts by asking him to explain the background to the protests.
Many Romanians who left their homeland because of corruption, low wages and lack of opportunities returned to rally for the government's resignation. Police responded to the protests with a water cannon and tear gas.
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The EU's most corrupt state is Romania, where authorities have been fighting against endemic corruption for decades. Earlier this week the country's chief anti-corruption prosecutor was fired. Her dismissal is raising concerns both within the country and among its allies. From Bucharest, Kit Gillet reports.