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Romania

2018

05

Sep

Policeman sent to psychologist after backing anti-corruption campaign

Police chiefs in Romania told one of its cops to see a psychologist after he backed a campaign to stop criminals serving in public office. Radu Dutu wore an armband under his police uniform to show support for #FaraPenali, a petition that has gathered more than a million signatures to change Romania’s constitution to stop […]

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Country: Romania
Source: Euronews

2017

14

Dec

Romanian Parliament removes the word “independent” for definition of prosecutors

Romania’s lower house of parliament, which is dominated by the ruling Social Democrats, has approved legislation to overhaul the country’s justice system. Two bills and a third which was approved on Monday, include changes to the jobs of magistrates and amends the definition of prosecutor activity to exclude the word “independent”. There will also be […]

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Country: Romania
Source: Euronews

2016

28

Dec

Romanian President Rejects Muslim Woman For Prime Minister

Romania’s president has rejected the Social Democratic Party’s candidate to be prime minister, Sevil Shhaideh, who would have been the country’s first Muslim and first female in the office. Klaus Iohannis gave no reason on December 27 for refusing to accept Shhaideh, a little-known politician who had previously served for six months as Romania’s regional […]

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Country: Romania
Source: Rferl