Romania’s Collective Tragedy and its Chain Reactions

Posted on 18. November 2015 by Miruna Troncota The tragic incident at Bucharest’s Colectiv night club, which took the lives of 55 people and wounded more than 100 others was just the trigger. It was followed by the biggest street protests in Romania since the 1989 Revolution, with 70.000 people taking to the streets all over the country. … Continue reading Romania’s Collective Tragedy and its Chain Reactions

Romanians demand a restart after the Bucharest nightclub fire

Posted on 07. November 2015 by Doris Manu & Doru Toma On Friday 30 October, a fire broke out during a rock concert taking place at the Colectiv club in Bucharest. As a result, 51* people died and over 150 needed medical treatment; some of them are still in critical condition. In the course of the … Continue reading Romanians demand a restart after the Bucharest nightclub fire

Romania and Sweden need to keep trying to find a solution for the Roma beggars

Posted on 04. September 2015 by Hanna Engblom & Miruna Troncota This year the EU has gone through critical times in dealing with an immigration crisis unprecendented in its scope. However, a new and unexpected issue appeared on the agenda: in just one year, the number of Roma people in Sweden has almost doubled. Sweden now … Continue reading Romania and Sweden need to keep trying to find a solution for the Roma beggars