Romania’s largest community of ethnic Hungarians demand autonomy

Romania’s largest community of ethnic Hungarians demand autonomy
Apparently, as far as the very recent past is concerned, all hell broke loose in the wake of the Catalan referendum on independence.

Many Europeans remembered what country they originally come from, and, although they live elsewhere on European ground, they ask for independence in their present place which they call home.

One of this cases are the Székelys or Szeklers (Romanian: Secui),  a subgroup of the Hungarian people living mostly in the Székely Land in Romania (central and western Romania -Transylvania and Partium).

Last Saturday (Feb.10), thousands of Szeklers organised a protest in the Transylvanian city of Targu Mures, demanding autonomy.

Balkan Insight wrote that, "The rally comes after Romania’s three main Hungarian parties, backed by Budapest, launched a joint demand for territorial, local and cultural autonomy on January 8, which has irritated some politicians in Bucharest and strained relations between the two neighbouring countries.".../IBNA

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