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DIICOT continues protest, asks Gov’t to cut provisions on the investigation section out of GEO 7. Magistrates keep on suspending their activity

The Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) decided to continue the protest against GEO 7, with prosecutors wearing a white armlet until March 22. DIICOT asked the Ombudsman to notify the Constitutional Court over the amended GEO 7, ...

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Update: Bucharest Court judges suspend activity until March 7. Protests against GEO 7 extend to half the country

The Bucharest Court magistrates decided on Wednesday, during the general assembly, to postpone until March 7 the files waiting for the panels, except for the urgent ones. The judges have agreed on a statement regarding legal decisions to immediately suspend ...

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Update: DIICOT to suspend 4 hours of work per day, Prosecutor’s Office employees to wear white armlets in protest against GEO on laws of justice

The Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) has announced the activity will be halted every day, during 8.00-12.00h, as of Tuesday until March 8. Only the emergencies will be solved. The decision comes in protest against the Emergency ...

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JusMin sends President three proposals for the DIICOT helm

Justice Minister Tudorel Toader has announced he had sent President Klaus Iohannis three proposals for the chief prosecutor position of three departments of the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT). He proposed Doru-Gabriel Stoica for the department countering ...

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PG Lazăr announces revocations at DNA, DIICOT

Romania’s Prosecutor General has announced at Digi24 on Monday evening that there will be prosecutors at the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) and anti-organized crime directorate (DIICOT) who will leave the institutions in the upcoming period, either because they are tired ...

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Elena Udrea and Alina Bica – one step closer to extradition from Costa Rica

Former Tourism Minister Elena Udrea and former DIICOT chief Alina Bica, imprisoned in Costa Rica, are one step closer to extradition after the court’s decision on November 28 to prolong the remand until the completion of the extradition procedure, which ...

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Costa Rican judges say Elena Udrea could raise her child in prison

Former Tourism Minister Elena Udrea, imprisoned in Costa Rica together with former DIICOT chief Alina Bica, has been notified, five days before the end of remand period, that Costa Rican judges have decided she could raise her child in the ...

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President Iohannis says revocation proposal of Prosecutor General seems to be an error. Nomination for DNA top position – by the law

President Klaus Iohannis has said on Thursday that, before making any decision on the revocation of Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar he will reads the reasoning for the negative opinion issued by the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) prosecutors’ section. He ...

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Story of famous Picasso painting, stolen five years ago from a museum in the Netherlands, found in Romania, proves to be a prank

A famous Picasso painting, stolen by Romanian thieves from the Netherlands five years ago, was found in Romania. The painting was stolen from a museum in the Netherlands. It seems that some Belgian theatre producers have buried a copy of ...

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