Kit Gillet is a freelance journalist currently based in Bucharest. His work appears regularly in the international press, for publications including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Economist, Monocle, The Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal and CNN.
Romania

“We don’t BeLiviu”: how Romania is rising against corruption

Night after night, activists gather in Victory Square to demand the resignation of the government.

Anger and Mistrust Fuel Unabated Protests in Romania

Government officials may have thought anger over a law that decriminalized some corruption had waned, once that law was repealed. They were wrong.
‘We must fight on’ – Romania’s crusader against corruption will not back down

‘We must fight on’ – Romania’s crusader against corruption will not back down

The woman leading the fight to clean up the government in Bucharest says she will continue to hold ministers to account

Hands off their DNA

Huge protests force Romania’s government to reverse itself on corruption

Romanian justice minister resigns after angry anti-corruption protests

Plan to decriminalise offences and issue jail pardons prompted hundreds of thousands of Romanians to take to the streets

Romania’s Leaders Back Down, but Protesters Aren’t Going Anywhere

Distrustful protesters refused to accept the government’s promise to rescind a decree that had decriminalized some corruption offenses.

Romania Reverses Decision to Weaken Corruption Law Amid Uproar

The move was a remarkable and rapid turnaround for a government that had shown every sign of holding firm against five days of mass protests.

Romanian PM to ‘press ahead’ with corruption decrees as protests grow

Sorin Grindeanu refuses to repeal decree despite biggest popular protests since fall of communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu

Protesters in Romania denounce plan to decriminalise misconduct offences

Thousands take to streets after government passes emergency ordinance that critics say will help corrupt politicians escape justice

Keeping Alive a Haven for Yiddish Culture in Modern Romania

Bucharest is home to one of only a handful of Yiddish theaters left in Europe, which remained open even as Romania was gripped by anti-Semitism during World War II.

Romania Chooses Left-Leaning Government

Romania’s Parliament approved a new left-leaning coalition government on Wednesday, ending weeks of uncertainty about who would lead a country that has been a staunch member of the European Union and NATO.

Sorin’s in: Romania’s new government

A vote of confidence today will kick off the appointment of a new Romanian government