A Romanian woman, who have been living in Liberia and Guinea for decades, has asked for the help of President Klaus Iohannis, FM Bogdan Aurescu and Minister of EU Funds, Marcel Bolos, to get a passport and to be repatriated to Romania.
Marilena Popa, born in 1948, was living Liberia before 1990, therefore since the times Romania was under the communist ruling, but in 1990 she left Liberia as a war refugee and arrived in Guinea and for the past 30 years, she has been “on forced transit” in Conakry, Guinea.
She recounted she has two children, a girl and a boy, who were minor before 1990, and who were raised without having any ID papers, for which reason they could not be educated in school and were isolated and discriminated.
She wrote an e-mail to our editorial office, saying she has sought for help with the Romanian Foreign Ministry and Romania Embassies in Guinea and Senegal in solving her situation, but she has received no answers.
“The case is for my former minor children abandoned in this inhuman act and who were raised in illegality, isolated, having no rights, including the right for EDUCATION.
The woman explains that she has no passport and thus she cannot return to Romania. We present her letter bellow: