Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Mon Feb 6, 2017 | 2:31pm GMT

Massive street protests grip Romania

Protesters use phones and flashlights during a protest in Victoriei Square, in Bucharest, Romania.


 Inquam Photos/Adriana Neagoe/via REUTERS

Protesters use phones and flashlights during a protest in Victoriei Square, in Bucharest, Romania. Inquam Photos/Adriana Neagoe/via REUTERS

Protesters use phones and flashlights during a protest in Victoriei Square, in Bucharest, Romania. Inquam Photos/Adriana Neagoe/via REUTERS
Close
1 / 20
Protesters use phones and flashlights during a protest in Victoriei Square, in Bucharest, Romania. 


Inquam Photos/Adriana Neagoe/via REUTERS

Protesters use phones and flashlights during a protest in Victoriei Square, in Bucharest, Romania. Inquam Photos/Adriana Neagoe/via REUTERS

Protesters use phones and flashlights during a protest in Victoriei Square, in Bucharest, Romania. Inquam Photos/Adriana Neagoe/via REUTERS
Close
2 / 20
A woman holds a cross during a demonstration in Bucharest, Romania. The letters in background read "We are resisting".

REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

A woman holds a cross during a demonstration in Bucharest, Romania. The letters in background read "We are resisting". REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

A woman holds a cross during a demonstration in Bucharest, Romania. The letters in background read "We are resisting". REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
Close
3 / 20
Protesters use phones and flashlights during a protest in Victoriei Square, in Bucharest, Romania. 


Inquam Photos/Adriana Neagoe/via REUTERS

Protesters use phones and flashlights during a protest in Victoriei Square, in Bucharest, Romania. Inquam Photos/Adriana Neagoe/via REUTERS

Protesters use phones and flashlights during a protest in Victoriei Square, in Bucharest, Romania. Inquam Photos/Adriana Neagoe/via REUTERS
Close
4 / 20
Protesters light their mobiles as they take part in a demonstration in Bucharest. 

REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Protesters light their mobiles as they take part in a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Protesters light their mobiles as they take part in a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
Close
5 / 20
Protesters hold effigies with the faces of leader of Romania's leftist Social Democrat Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea and other members of the party dressed as prisoners, during a demonstration in Bucharest. 


REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Protesters hold effigies with the faces of leader of Romania's leftist Social Democrat Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea and other members of the party dressed as prisoners, during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Protesters hold effigies with the faces of leader of Romania's leftist Social Democrat Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea and other members of the party dressed as prisoners, during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
Close
6 / 20
A protester shouts slogans during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

A protester shouts slogans during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

A protester shouts slogans during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
Close
7 / 20
A protester holds a Romanian flag during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

A protester holds a Romanian flag during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

A protester holds a Romanian flag during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
Close
8 / 20
A protester waves a Romanian flag during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

A protester waves a Romanian flag during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

A protester waves a Romanian flag during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
Close
9 / 20
A Romanian police officer fires in the air during scuffles with protestors at a demonstration in Bucharest. 


Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

A Romanian police officer fires in the air during scuffles with protestors at a demonstration in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

A Romanian police officer fires in the air during scuffles with protestors at a demonstration in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS
Close
10 / 20
Romanian police charge at protesters following scuffles at a demonstration in Bucharest. 

Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

Romanian police charge at protesters following scuffles at a demonstration in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

Romanian police charge at protesters following scuffles at a demonstration in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS
Close
11 / 20
People demonstrate against a cabinet decree passed earlier in the week decriminalising some graft offences, in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

People demonstrate against a cabinet decree passed earlier in the week decriminalising some graft offences, in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

People demonstrate against a cabinet decree passed earlier in the week decriminalising some graft offences, in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
Close
12 / 20
A protester walks in front of a burning street sign during scuffles with police at a demonstration in Bucharest. 



Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

A protester walks in front of a burning street sign during scuffles with police at a demonstration in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

A protester walks in front of a burning street sign during scuffles with police at a demonstration in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS
Close
13 / 20
Romania's Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu reacts after delivering a speech in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Romania's Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu reacts after delivering a speech in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Romania's Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu reacts after delivering a speech in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
Close
14 / 20
A protestor sits on the ground following scuffles between protestors and Romanian police at a demonstration in Bucharest. 

Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

A protestor sits on the ground following scuffles between protestors and Romanian police at a demonstration in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

A protestor sits on the ground following scuffles between protestors and Romanian police at a demonstration in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS
Close
15 / 20
A protester wears a mask during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

A protester wears a mask during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

A protester wears a mask during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
Close
16 / 20
People take part in a demonstration to protest against government plans to reform some criminal laws through emergency decree, in front of the government headquarters Victoria Palace in Bucharest. 


Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

People take part in a demonstration to protest against government plans to reform some criminal laws through emergency decree, in front of the government headquarters Victoria Palace in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

People take part in a demonstration to protest against government plans to reform some criminal laws through emergency decree, in front of the government headquarters Victoria Palace in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS
Close
17 / 20
A flare thrown by protesters lands near Romanian police during scuffles at a protest in Bucharest.

 Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

A flare thrown by protesters lands near Romanian police during scuffles at a protest in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

A flare thrown by protesters lands near Romanian police during scuffles at a protest in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS
Close
18 / 20
People take part in a demonstration to protest against government plans to reform some criminal laws through emergency decree, in Bucharest. 

Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

People take part in a demonstration to protest against government plans to reform some criminal laws through emergency decree, in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

People take part in a demonstration to protest against government plans to reform some criminal laws through emergency decree, in Bucharest. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS
Close
19 / 20
A priest carries a selfmade crucifix during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

A priest carries a selfmade crucifix during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

A priest carries a selfmade crucifix during a demonstration in Bucharest. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
Close
20 / 20

Next Slideshows

Super Bowl LI: Falcons vs Patriots

The Atlanta Falcons take on the New England Patriots in Houston.

06 Feb 2017

Inside a migrant shelter on the U.S.-Mexico border

A few miles from the U.S. border in Nogales, Arizona, the San Juan Bosco shelter is a way station for migrants hoping to cross into America, and for migrants...

03 Feb 2017

Funerals for victims of Quebec mosque shooting

Mourning the six men killed in the shooting rampage at a mosque in Quebec City, Canada.

03 Feb 2017

Israeli settlers removed from West Bank outpost

Israeli police move into an outpost in the occupied West Bank to remove settlers who Israel's Supreme Court ruled have been living illegally on privately owned...

03 Feb 2017

MORE IN PICTURES

Best of Cannes

Best of Cannes

Highlights from the 70th Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera.

Venezuela's masks of protest

Venezuela's masks of protest

Protesters demonstrating against Venezuela's government gear up for violent clashes with police.

The month of Ramadan

The month of Ramadan

Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan with fasting and prayer.

Inside JFK's childhood home

Inside JFK's childhood home

The house where former U.S. President John F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts is now a national historic site.

Philippines battles to retake city from Islamist rebels

Philippines battles to retake city from Islamist rebels

The occupation of Marawi city by the Maute, a group aligned with Islamic State, has become the biggest security challenge of Rodrigo Duterte's 11-month presidency, with gunmen resisting air and ground assaults and controlling central parts of a city of 200,000 people.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Mourning for Manchester

Mourning for Manchester

Makeshift memorials and tributes to victims of the deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert.

President Trump's first foreign trip

President Trump's first foreign trip

Donald Trump, on his first overseas trip as president, is on a nine-day journey through the Middle East and Europe.

Baseball for the blind in Cuba

Baseball for the blind in Cuba

The Communist-run country quickly adopted this version of blind baseball after it was developed in the 1990s in Italy, but it has only really caught on in recent years, spreading to all corners of the Caribbean island.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast