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Violence against Romanian, Bulgarian Roma communities in Paris over groundless kidnapping rumours

Some Romanian and Bulgarian Roma communities from Paris have been recently the target of unprovoked vigilante attacks over hysteria fake accusations about kidnapping children for prostitution rings or for organ trafficking. Some 20 people were arrested on Monday night after ...

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Inquiry asked over horrors of the ex-communist orphanage in Siret, deaths of 340 children investigated

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of Romanian Exile (IICCMER) has asked the General Prosecutor’s Office to investigate  the deaths of hundreds of children who lived in the so-called „orphanage of horror” during the communist ...

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Commissioner Corina Crețu: Country report shows poverty, bureaucracy and low investments still challenges for Romania. Cross talk with FinMin on EC forecasting

While in Bucharest on Friday to present the Country Report for Romania released by the European Commission on February 27, European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Cretu has launched new criticism against the ruling power in Bucharest. She argued that ...

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Women protesting against mild punishments for child abusers, fined by gendarmes

Tens of women who protested in front of the Bucharest Tribunal last Friday against mild punishments received by child abusers, have been fined by gendarmes, although their protest had been a peaceful one. Women were reading the sentences pronounced in ...

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90,000 children in Romania have both parents left to work abroad

Around 90,000 children in Romania have both parents left to work abroad, Labour minister Marius Budai told a press conference on Wednesday. The minister claimed that authorities are trying to develop projects, to create jobs in order to bring Romanians ...

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Complaint against Education minister on discriminating statement about children with learning difficulties

A NGO fighting for the rights of disabled children, the European Centre for the Rights of Disabled Children (CNCD), has filed a complaint against Education minister Ecaterina Andronescu to the National Council for Combating Discrimination for her recent statement on ...

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OMV Petrom donates EUR 10 M for the first pediatric oncology hospital in Romania

OMV Petrom announced a donation of EUR 10 million for the construction of the first pediatric oncology hospital in Romania, a project developed by Daruieste Viata Association, with Oana Gheorghiu and Carmen Uscatu as co-founders. The sum raised so far ...

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