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Update3: More than 1,400 magistrates urge Justice Minister to ‘immediately abandon’ the PG’s revocation procedure. DNA prosecutors join in

More than 1,400 magistrates support the request addressed to Justice Minister Tudorel Toader to immediately abandon the revocation procedure of the Prosecutor General. The magistrates argue that the Venice Commission has recommended that the high ranking prosecutors should be revoked ...

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Update: Venice Commission delegation pays visit in regard to the Criminal Codes. President Iohannis says amendments favour politicians with criminal files

A delegation of the Venice Commission is paying a visit to Romania on Thursday and Friday, in regard to the amendments to the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code. “A delegation of the Venice Commission will visit Romania in ...

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US Embassy on Rudolph Giuliani’s letter: The U.S. government does not comment on the views or conclusions of private US citizens

The US Embassy in Bucharest has informed that “the US government does not comment on the views or conclusions of private US citizens,” after being asked about the letter sent by Rudolph Giuliani to President Klaus Iohannis. Donald Carroll, Press ...

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Opposition has notified CCR over new Criminal Code, Council of Europe calls on Romania to wait for the Venice Commission opinion

Council of Europe Secretary General calls on Romania to wait for Venice Commission opinion on reform of Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code. The oppositions parties represented in the Romanian Parliament, the National Liberal Party (PNL), Save Romania Union (USR) ...

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Judge Livia Stanciu says she did not sign the CCR notification sent to the Venice Commission. Court’s reasoning for decision on DNA’s Kovesi expected today

Judge Livia Stanciu (photo) says she did not sign the referral sent by the Constitutional Court to the Venice Commission, the Council of Europe and the Conference of European Constitutional Courts. In a statement made for ziare.com, Livia Stanciu said ...

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Venice Commission to be notified on laws of justice. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe approves a PNL request, will submit referral

The Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has approved the PNL request to refer to the Venice Commission, for a point of view, the amendments to the laws of justice made by PSD and ...

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US Department of State human rights report on Romania: Corruption remains widespread phenomenon. Bribes still common. Politicians hold media influence

Corruption remains a widespread phenomenon in Romania and bribery is still a common practice in the public sector, according to the US Department of State report on respect for human rights in Romania in 2017. The document reads that politicians ...

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Council of Europe requests Romania to protect the minority languages

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has released on Thursday its recommendations to Romania on the application of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages and an experts’ report evaluating Romania’s compliance with its commitments, a ...

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GRECO adopts new report on justice reform in Romania

The Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body, has adopted a new report on the justice reforms in Romania, during the plenary meeting during March 19-23, and call on Romanian authorities to authorise, as soon ...

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