Accessibility links

(RFE/RL) BUCHAREST, March 15, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- Some 5,000 ethnic Hungarians today demonstrated peacefully in the Transylvanian town of Odorheiu Secuesc, RFE/RL's Romanian-Moldovan Service reports.

Demands read by the demonstrators included cultural and administrative autonomy for Romania's ethnic Hungarians, also known as Szeklers.


Messages sent by Romanian President Traian Basescu and Prime Minister Calin Popescu Tariceanu were read at the rally, which lasted approximately three hours.

XS
SM
MD
LG