Title: Martor ocular, Piata Libertatii, Cluj
Photographer(s): Razvan Rotta
Publisher(s): Supplement magazine "NU", Cluj, Romanian
Size: 22 x 23,5 cm
Print: Intreprinderea Poligrafica, Cluj, Romanian
Nation(s) and year(s) of Protest: Romanian, 1989
I wanted these photos to appear - for the first time in a Romanian publication - in a magazine for young people for two reasons: the revolution belonged to young people, and among them, students are my friends, the department bringing us closer and not separating us.
The magazine's director
As indicated on the cover that's a little report of what happened in Cluj on 21 december 1989 at 15,40 after security forces opened fire against student's demonstration.
The army opened fire on demonstrators using war munitions, causing 26 deaths and 55 injuries.