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UDMR says will not support the proposed amendments to the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code

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UDMR disagrees with the latest proposals to amend the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code, especially with the “crazy idea” of imposing a threshold of EUR 200,000 for abuse of office, said UDMR Chairman Kelemen Hunor (photo), Deputy Attila ...

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75pc of Romanians believe the country is going in the wrong direction, 46pc say 2018 will be worse, survey reveals


75% of Romanians believe things are going in the wrong direction in Romania, according to an IRES survey released on Friday. The survey shows that 17% of respondents are satisfied with the direction Romania is heading, 7% think things are ...

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Council of Europe’s GRECO anti-corruption organism requests Romania information regarding the amendments to laws of justice


The Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) of the Council of Europe requests Romania to submit information in view of an evaluation report regarding the draft on laws of justice drawn up by the special parliamentary committee. GRECO has filed ...

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Tens of thousands protest against corruption in Bucharest, countrywide. Opposition, ex-technocrat PM, ministers join rally

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Several tens of thousands people (16,000 estimated) took to the streets in Bucharest and other cities in the country on Sunday evening, to protest again against the justice law amendments. Opposition leaders, as well as former technocrat PM Dacian Ciolos ...

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Justice Minister Tudorel Toader says he has presented the amendments to laws of justice to the Venice Commission

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Justice Minister Tudorel Toader has said he presented on Saturday, during a working session of the Venice Commission, the amendments in Romania to the laws of justice. On his Facebook page, Toader wrote: “Venice Commission – working session of December ...

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President Iohannis notifies CCR over amendments to the public servants statute law


President Klaus Iohannis has filed a complaint to the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) against the amendments to the public servants Statute law, arguing they would allow public servants preserve their positions even if they are sent to court. The ...

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