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Is Rwanda really better than Romania?

Denmark remains the least corrupt country in the world (tied with New Zealand) and Somalia (176) the most, and yet Romania (57), which has indicted eighteen ministers, plus two former prime ministers and a former president in the last five years alone, is still behind Namibia (53) and Malaysia (55)

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Calls for resignations in Romania

The country's prime minister said on Saturday he would scrap a decree that would have shielded dozens of politicians from prosecution for corruption. But there are calls for the government to go.

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Romania’s anticorruption implosion: View

The question remains if Romania’s tough repressive strategy against corruption is sustainable against its own Parliament. MPs sometimes allow the prosecution of their colleagues, but they often withhold their permission.

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Global populism, Romanian resistence: View

The Romanian protests anticipate thus a type of political engagement that we will likely to see future years in other places, an engagement that does not call for material gains or compensation, but for the recognition of the dignity of citizens and the rollback of measures that infringe on it