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Angry Romanians protest after being denied European vote

  • Category current-affairs
  • Definition HD
  • Resolution 1280 x 720
  • Duration 00:02:17
  • Year 2019
  • Language English

Angry Romanians protest after being denied European vote

Thousands of Romanian diaspora protested outside embassies and polling stations across Europe Sunday after long queues left many unable to vote. Angry crowds banged on the walls of the embassy in The Hague, Netherlands, after voters were turned away when polls closed. Police were called as crowds shouted "We want to vote!" and "Thieves!" There were similar protests in Brussels and in parts of London where many had waited for hours to vote in both the European elections and a national referendum on anti-corruption laws . Sunday’s double ballot was the first big popularity test for the ruling PSD party whose overhaul of the judiciary and changes to anti-graft legislation have drawn strong criticism from the European Union and the United States. Watch a report from #TheCube in the player above

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