Report: Romania making “little progress” in fight against corruption among MPs, judges and prosecutors

A report published by the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body (GRECO) reveals that Romania has made very limited progress to implement its recommendations to prevent and combat corruption in respect of members of parliament, judges and prosecutors.

Romania: Embryo seizure family rights battle set for Strasbourg court judgement

The case concerns the couple’s complaint that they have not been able to recover embryos that were seized by the prosecuting authorities in 2009 and that they have been prevented from having another child.

Romania: Court set for judgement over dismissal of civil servant blamed for “outing” Orthodox Church patriarch

The case concerns the dismissal of Gabriel Catalan from the civil service for publishing certain information in the press.

Romania: Court rules against workplace electronic snooping

The case of Bărbulescu v. Romania (application no. 61496/08) concerned the decision of a private company to dismiss an employee after monitoring his electronic communications and accessing their contents, and the alleged failure of the domestic courts to protect his right to respect for his private life and correspondence.

Romania: Court set for workplace electronic snooping human rights judgement

The case concerns the decision of a private company to dismiss an employee, the applicant Bogdan Mihai Bărbulescu, after monitoring his electronic communications and accessing their contents, and the alleged failure of the domestic courts to protect his right to respect for his private life and correspondence.