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Romania should improve laws and ensure funding for persons with disabilities and to protect women from violence

“There are systemic obstacles which seriously hinder the effective protection of the rights of persons with disabilities in Romania”, said today Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, publishing the report on her visit to the country in ...

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General Prosecutor’s Office balance sheet: PG Lazar, president Iohannis denounced pressures on magistrates. Supreme Court head makes subtext statements

Amid the Romanian magistrates’ protest against the recent Government Emergency Ordinance (GEO 7) amending the justice laws, the General Prosecutor’s Office presented its activity report for last year in the presence of President Klaus Iohannis. Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar, eyed ...

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CSM asks the Gov’t to repeal GEO 7

The plenary sitting of the Superior Council of Magistracy has decided on Monday to send a request to the Government to repeal the emergency ordinance no 7 that is amending the justice laws, except for the proposals that had been ...

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‘We were not ready for such an autocratic pressure’ – Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar tells ‘Le Monde’

“We were not ready for such an autocratic pressure” is the headline in ‘Le Monde’, January 1-2 edition, for the interview with Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar, along with an ample article on Romania taking over the EU Council presidency on ...

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Judges Forum asks CSM to defend the judiciary system following Dragnea’s allegations

“The Judges Forum in Romania” Association has publicly asked the Superior Council of Magistracy to defend the independence of the judiciary system following PSD chairman’s statements made on Sunday. The judges argue that Dragnea’s statements are not just “mere value ...

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Judge Lia Savonea – validated as new CSM chair. President Iohannis attends the meeting, slams JusMin

Judge Lia Savonea, seen as being close to the Social-Democratic Party, has been validated on Wednesday by the plenum of the Superior Council of Magistracy for the office of CSM chairperson. Savonea was the only candidate for this position. Prosecutor ...

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PSD’s 7-question list to President Iohannis revealed

After PSD chair Liviu Dragnea announced after the consultations with President Iohannis on the justice laws that he had left the head of state a list of 7 questions for which he would like an answer, the media has released ...

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