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Spotlight: Freedom of Assembly | Moldova

Nearly 60,000 people protest corruption in Moldova

Nearly 60,000 people protest corruption in Moldova

For the past five days, nearly 60,000 people have gathered in Chişinău’s National Square (Piaţa Marii Adunări Naţionale, or PMAN) to protest against pervasive corruption, demand the return of $1 billion in assets that were recently stolen from Moldova’s banking system, and call for the resignation of several senior officials, including President Nicolae Timofti.

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