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Turkish journalist opposes extradition, asks for political asylum in Romania

Turkish journalist Kamil Demirkaya, employed at Zaman Romania publication, who had been taken into custody by the Romanian authorities while facing extradition, has been heard at the Bucharest Court of Appeal on Thursday, saying he is opposing the extradition and ...

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Dunja Mijatović: Romania should improve protection of disabled, combat violence against women, safeguard press freedom and maintain the independence of the judiciary

“Romania needs to strengthen its institutional framework to better protect the rights of persons with disabilities, and should step up the efforts to combat violence against women,” said Dunja Mijatović, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday, at ...

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Iordache’s obscene gesture in Parliament goes viral in the international press. What sanctions await him?

International media reported about the obscene gesture PSD vice-president Florin Iordache has made while addressing the Opposition in Parliament on Wednesday following a speech in the plenary sitting about the country and the justice independence, where Iordache has claimed that ...

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Simple motion against Justice minister fails

The plenary session of the Chamber of Deputies has rejected the simple motion against Justice minister on Wednesday. Entitled “The Justice minister, an F minister” has been initiated by PNL and USR and asked for Tudorel Toader’s resignation. The deputies ...

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PSD chair denies reshuffle list. What about JusMin Toader?

After chairman of the ruling Social Democrat Party Liviu Dragnea has met Education and Finance ministers in his office at Parliament on Thursday morning, Dragnea came out and said the discussions other topic than reshuffle. Dragnea said he talked with ...

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European Commissioner for Justice Vera Jourova: The laws of justice jeopardize the independence of judges

European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Vera Jourova, has expressed concern about the amendments to the laws of justice in a statement to ‘Die Welt’. She pointed out that the amendments put at risk the independence of judges ...

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Venice Commission President on justice law amendments in Romania: Rulers want to change the laws for they are not satisfied with the courts’ rulings

Gianni Buquicchio, President of  the Venice Commission told  an interview for Radio Europa Liberă, referring to the justice law amendments in Romania, that „those who are in power want to change the laws for they are not satisfied with the ...

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Possible referendum called by President Iohannis would most likely reach the turnout threshold to be validated, opinion poll says

Only about 23% of Romanians with voting rights agree with the solution of the appointment of chief prosecutors by the Minister of Justice or by the Government, an IMAS survey presented by Europa FM informs. Also, according to the survey, ...

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