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771 children died during 1966-1990 in the Romanian foster homes, IICCMER says

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The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of Romanian Exile (IICCMER) has filed a denunciation to the Prosecutor’s Office for inhuman maltreatment over children admitted to foster homes during the communist regime in Romania. The case ...

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Record-breaking event in Alba Iulia: huge Martisor string to embrace the Alba Caroline fortress

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A huge white-red string with hanging tassel is surrounding the Alba Carolina Fortress in Alba Iulia on Wednesday, March 1, with locals and visitors being invited to interweave it. Besides honouring the Martisor celebration marking the spring arrival, the event ...

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Less than 2% abandoned children, adopted in Romania last year

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Only 846 children in those 57,646 in foster homes have been adopted last year, which means less than 2 percent. The main cause of the low adoption rate in Romania seems to be the slow legislation. According to statistics provided ...

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Ombudsman notifies over alleged child trafficking in state orphanages

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The Romanian Ombudsman started an investigation in several orphanages in the country related to the child trafficking suspicions brought into the limelight by the Labour minister Dragos Pislaru. “The Ombudsman was notified ex-officio and started an investigation across the state ...

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