Moldova: Police entrapment sting breached victim’s human rights

Human rights judges ruled today that a Moldovan police entrapment sting, to catch a fake identity card crook, breached European human rights law.

Thorbjørn Jagland: Moldova is on the brink of becoming Europe’s next security crisis

In a New York Times article published today, Thorbjørn Jagland expresses his fears that Moldova could become Europe’s next security crisis.

Moldova: Human rights protection under spotlight

Judges’ human rights decisions in a rape case and a complaint against police brutality, leading to awards totalling €24,000, have placed the spotlight on human rights protection in Moldova.

Court: Russian Federation responsible for death at Transdniestria peacekeeping checkpoint

The case addressed the question of state responsibility for the actions of a Russian soldier at a peacekeeping checkpoint in Moldova which resulted in the death of Vadim Pisari.

Moldova: Court backs human rights challenge to former president’s defamation immunity

Human rights judges say Moldova was wrong to grant blanket immunity to former President of Moldova Vladimir Voronin, in defamation proceedings against him.