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ECHR asks 4 questions regarding Kovesi to the Romanian state

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has released the details regarding the application filed by the former National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) chief prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi, lodged on December 28, 2018. The case has been admitted in principle. According ...

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PSD – EC cross talk on the potential 5-judge panels GEO. PSD’s comparison to political prisoners slammed

After the European Commission underlined on Friday that it is important that final rulings are not challenged anymore as it is „an essential component of the rule of law” amid debate on a potential emergency ordinance on the five-judge panels, ...

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The UN is investigating the violence on August 10, during the Diaspora rally in Bucharest

The United Nations is investigating the violence conducted by Gendarmerie during the Diaspora rally on August 10, 2018, in Victoriei Square, downtown Bucharest. The information is delivered by the ‘Declic’ community, which launched a petition in this regard in August ...

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The 3rd edition of Bucharest Short Film Festival is getting closer

Bucharest Short Film Festival returns with the 3rd edition between 8th and 14th of December, at Cinemateca Eforie, with a new selection of exceptional films awarded in the biggest film festivals around the world: Annecy, Bafta, Berlinale, Cannes, Clermont-Ferrand, Edinburgh, ...

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Politico.eu: The family referendum in Romania is an attack on human rights happening within the EU’s borders

When voters in Romania turn up to vote in a referendum in October, they might think they’re casting a ballot on the legal definition of a family. In reality, the vote’s consequences are much further-reaching. They are a distraction from ...

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Amnesty International: Authorities must investigate allegations of excessive use of force by gendarmerie against protesters

Romanian authorities must conduct prompt, thorough, independent and impartial investigations by civilian authorities into the allegations of unnecessary and excessive use of force by the gendarmerie against participants of a protest in Bucharest on 10 August, and bring all those ...

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Justice Minister Tudorel Toader: A new penitentiary will be built

Justice Minister Tudorel Toader has announced on Wednesday, at the beginning of the Government sitting, that a new penitentiary will be built to replace two military units from Unguriu, Buzau County and that in November Romania should submit to the ...

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