Protesters block off Victoria Square

Protesters block off Victoria Square

The Victoria Square of Bucharest City, the site of the Government, on Tuesday evening was blocked off by protesters who kept on coming from University Square.

Thousands of people, more than 8,000 according to some estimates, who initially protested at University Square, left on foot for the Government House via Magheru Boulevard.

The protesters are demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Victor Ponta and Deputy Prime Minister Gabriel Oprea, shouting ”Colectiv”, ”We want justice”, ”Resignation”, ”Assassins”.

The Gendarmerie provided additional staff for the Victoriei Square.

The protesters are mainly young people who organised their protest via the social media. More…