Romania protests grow over corruption decree (Crooks in govt, helping crooks in jail – who also used to be in govt)

(From The BBC)

The emergency decree decriminalises several offences and makes abuse of power punishable by incarceration only if the sums involved are more than €44,000 (£38,000; $48,000).

One immediate beneficiary would be the PSD leader, Liviu Dragnea, who faces charges of defrauding the state of €24,000.

Others due for release include elected officials and magistrates…

…The protesters massing in Bucharest on Wednesday night chanted “Resign” and “Thieves, thieves”.

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