Thousands Of Romanians Protest Against Government In Bucharest
Romanian demonstrators, many of whom live abroad and returned for the rally, flocked to an antigovernment protest in Bucharest on August 10, demanding that the left-wing government resign and that early elections be called. Protesters around Bucharest's Victoriei Square waved Romanian and European Union flags, shouting "Justice, not corruption!" Police used tear gas to disperse the protesters, and at least 34 people were reported injured, including three security personnel. Local media estimated the crowd at 30,000-50,000 people. No official figures were available.