24 September 2010, 20:21

Romanian police angered by staff cuts

Romanian police angered by staff cuts

Some six thousand Romanian police officers have been hurling their service caps and bottles into the presidential compound in Bucharest in a protest against proposed staff cuts. This angry siege is part of a national uproar at government austerity measures.

Some six thousand Romanian police officers have been hurling their service caps and bottles into the presidential compound in Bucharest in a protest against proposed staff cuts.

This angry siege is part of a national uproar at government austerity measures.

Romania is trimming public expenditure in the hope of receiving 20 billion euros in rescue credits from the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

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