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Supreme Court definitively rejects torturer Vişinescu’s request to interrupt the serving of sentence

The High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ – Supreme Court) has definitively rejected, as unfounded, the complaint by torturer Alexandru Vişinescu, the former commander of the Râmnicu Sărat Penitentiary, filed against the decision that rejected his request for the ...

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Cluj and Harghita police heads sacked

President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday relieved two police heads of their positions. Iohannis signed the decrees removing the chief of the Cluj Police, Tudor Grindean and the chief of Harghita Police, Radu-Sandu Moldovan, who was accused of being a torturer ...

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Communist torturer Visinescu sentenced to 20 years in prison

Communist torturer Alexandru Visinescu, the first Romanian penitentiary commander during communism prosecuted for crimes against humanity has been sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday, following a ruling of the Bucharest Court of Appeal, which is not final yet. ...

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Prosecutors ask 25 years in prison for 90yo communist torturer

The Prosecutor’s Office upon the Romanian Supreme Court asked that the torturer Alexandru Visinescu should be sentenced to 25 years in prison for inhuman treatments. The Bucharest Court of Appeal tried Visinescu case on Tuesday. The new Criminal Code stipulates ...

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