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ECHR: Romania committed several rights violations due to its complicity in CIA secret detainee programme

The European Court for Human Rights (ECHR) has issued a release on Thursday, informing that it has found several violations, referring to the complicity in the CIA secret detainee programme. In the cases of Abu Zubaydah v. Lithuania and  Al ...

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Update: Serious allegations in Kiev: Russian services allegedly have paid people to set Romanian schools in Cernăuți on fire. MAE – concerned. Russian embassy reacts

Serious allegations in Kiev against Moscow – Russian special services allegedly have planned to set on fire two schools with Romanian language teaching in (north) Bucovina. The information was revealed by the Ukrainian Security Service, which says it has managed ...

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CIA gave Romania millions to host secret prisons, lawyer says

The CIA paid Romania “millions of dollars” to host secret prisons, a rights lawyer said Wednesday as the European Court of Human Rights heard accusations that Romania allowed the agency to torture terrorism suspects in a secret renditions program under ...

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CIA photos of “black sites”, Romania included

Military prosecutors earlier this year learned about a massive cache of CIA photographs of its former overseas “black sites” while reviewing material collected for the Senate investigation of the agency’s interrogation program, according to U.S. officials, washingtonpost.com reports. The existence ...

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SRI reform must be deepened in the coming period, says Eduard Hellvig

Eduard Hellvig, director of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) has granted an interview to Agerpres, elaborating on the challenges lying ahead for the institution. Hereinafter the main statements:   “It is due to the team of SRI professionals for maintaining ...

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PM Victor Ponta meets CIA Director John Brennan, attends roundtable organized by the American-Romanian Business Council

Prime Minister Victor Ponta has had a meeting on Thursday with the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), John Brennan, where both underlined the progress recorded within the Romania-US Strategic Partnership, the Romanian Government informs in a press release ...

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EP to resume investigations into CIA-led operations in EU countries, Romanian included

European Parliament’s civil liberties, foreign affairs and human rights committees will resume investigations into the CIA’s alleged transportation and illegal detention of prisoners in EU countries, in the light of the US Senate’s new revelations of the use of torture ...

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Europe: Complicit governments must act in wake of US Senate torture report. Romania – Senate’s report refers to ‘Detention Site Black’

European governments that cooperated with the CIA’s secret detention, interrogation, and torture operations as part of the USA’s global “war on terror” must act urgently to bring those responsible to justice following a US Senate report containing new details said ...

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