The victims of the revolution

1989-12-17/1989-12-17

TVR, The Romanian Public Broadcaster

TVR, The Romanian Public Broadcaster

Ioan Bînciu was there when his wife was shot and died during the revolution in December 1989, in Timişoara. Despite all his efforts he could not bury his wife. He witnessed the protesters crop the communist emblem off a flag proclaiming "victory"; in an explosion of "effervescence", people burned some cars and destroyed some portraits of Ceauşescu. He saw the soldiers shooting the protesters on sight.

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