Last updated: 23 september, 2009 - 12:30 GMT

89 Voices - Bucharest

The Romanian Revolution of 1989 was a week-long series of increasingly violent riots which took place in late December. Eventually the government of Nicolae Ceausescu was overthrown.

Cristina Pasat is a student living in Bucharest. She was born in 1989.

For Outlook, she went to visit the notorious Jilava Prison, a relic of the Communist era.


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Many thanks to click Richard Ramsey for images of Jilava.

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