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Violence against Romanian, Bulgarian Roma communities in Paris over groundless kidnapping rumours

Some Romanian and Bulgarian Roma communities from Paris have been recently the target of unprovoked vigilante attacks over hysteria fake accusations about kidnapping children for prostitution rings or for organ trafficking. Some 20 people were arrested on Monday night after ...

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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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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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12 people convicted for the violence during anti-GEO 13 protests in February 2017

Two acquittals and prison sentences for the violent football fans who attacked gendarmes and protesters during the massive protest against the emergency ordinance amending the justice laws in February 2017. 12 men have been sentenced in a first court for ...

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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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Update: Searches conducted at the homes of three protesters charged with violence against gendarmes during the August 10 rally, two detained

The Police and prosecutors in Bucharest have conducted searches on Thursday at the homes of three people in a file on physical and moral violence against gendarmes, who intervened during the Diaspora rally on August 10, in Victoriei Square, digi24.ro ...

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PSD’s Dragnea says at some point, amnesty should be implemented, anticipates violent rally in October

Social-democrat leader, Liviu Dragnea, has pleaded again, Sunday evening, in favour of a law on amnesty. “At some point, amnesty should be implemented in this country. I don’t know when. Maybe after one year, two years, when the Parliament and ...

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PM confirms gov’t reshuffle. What does she say about the amnesty and pardon GEO?

PM Viorica Dancila has announced on Friday that the evaluation of the ministries has started to probe into the extent the ruling programme has been fulfilled. „There have been many things done outside the ruling programme,” PM Dancila said while ...

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Former PM Mihai Tudose says Gabriela Firea is right to ask for Interior Minister’s resignation

“Firea is right,” former Prime Minister Mihai Tudose said, referring to the request of the Bucharest Mayor for Interior Minister Carmen Dan’s resignation, The statement was made in an interview granted to ‘Obiectiv – Vocea Brailei’ newspaper. Let’s recall that ...

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Situation in Romania to be debated in the European Parliament

The European Parliament has decided to hold a plenary session to tackle the current situation in Romania, more precisely to discuss about the justice law amendments and rule of law, but also about the recent protests in Bucharest, Digi 24 ...

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