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Kovesi challenges her dismissal as DNA head to the ECHR. Kovesi: I want to stop prosecutors’ kneeling

Laura Codruţa Kovesi has challenged to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) the decision through which she had been dismissed from the position of anti-corruption chief prosecutor. Kovesi’s complaint has been filed in December last year. The complaint argues ...

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Update – Justice Minister sends to President Iohannis the request for revoking Prosecutor General. Augustin Lazar: Strictly political approach

Justice Minister Tudorel Toader has announced on Thursday that he will send President Klaus Iohannis the official request to dismiss Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar, as well as the nomination proposals for five senior positions with the Prosecutor General’s Office, which ...

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Opposition parties, new attempt to dismiss Liviu Dragnea from the lower chamber’s helm

The Opposition parties have resumed the offensive to dismiss Liviu Dragnea from the position of Chamber of Deputies speaker on Monday. The Opposition representatives are asking for Dragnea’s recall in the lower chamber’s Standing Bureau, otherwise they threaten with boycotting ...

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CSM: Justice Minister’s request to dismiss Prosecutor General fails to meet legality conditions, ignores the CVM and Venice Commission recommendations

The Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) prosecutors’ section has issued the reasoning for the negative opinion in the case of dismissing Prosecutor General, Augustin Lazar, upon the request of Justice Minister Tudorel Toader. It informs that the Cooperation and Verification ...

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President Iohannis asks again for the JusMin’s resignation, says request for the PG dismissal is “completely inappropriate”

President Klaus Iohannis has stated on Thursday that the Justice minister’s request for the Prosecutor General’dismissal is completely inappropriate and likely to generate concern and distrust in the system. At the same time, the head of state has made a ...

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Update – Justice Minister urges the dismissal of Prosecutor General. Augustin Lazar’s reply: A step to destabilize the Public Ministry

Justice minister Tudorel Toader has announced on Wednesday that he is kicking off the procedure to dismiss Romania’s Prosecutor General, Augustin Lazar (photo). Minister Toader presented an assessment report of Lazar’s activity as the PG, containing 20 reasons to have ...

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PNL’s Orban announces initiation of dismissal procedures against Chamber’s Speaker, Liviu Dragnea

National Liberal Party (PNL) chairman, Ludovic Orban, has announced on Monday that the liberals have decided to start the dismissal procedures for Liviu Dragnea, from the office of Chamber of Deputies Speaker. “The reasons behind this initiative are related to ...

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PNL asks for PM’s hearing in the Chamber of Deputies, to file motion against Interior minister

The National Liberal Party (PNL) has asked for PM Viorica Dancila’s hearing in the Chamber of Deputies, while announcing it will file a simple motion against Interior minister, Carmen Dan, in the case of the gendarmes’ intervention during the Diaspora ...

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Update: CCR releases reasoning of ruling urging Kovesi’s dismissal

The Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) has published on its website the reasoning of the ruling on a constitutional conflict between the Justice Ministry and the Presidency over dismissing the anti-corruption chief prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi. The ruling also said ...

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Penitentiaries trade unions federation file criminal complaint against Justice Minister, request dismissal. Tudorel Toader risks 7 years in jail

The Penitentiaries National Trade Unions Federation (FSANP) has filed on Wednesday a criminal complaint against Justice Minister, Tudorel Toader, to the Prosecutor’s Office upon the High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ – Supreme Court). The federation accuses the minister ...

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