Romania: Court gives six month deadline on detention conditions in breach of European human rights law

The complaint concerned the conditions of detention in Romanian prisons and in detention facilities attached to police stations.

Romania: Anti-corruption experts concerned by use of emergency procedures to amend legislation

In a report published today, the Council of Europe anti-corruption body (GRECO) expresses concern about the use of emergency procedures to amend legislation in Romania, instead of using proper parliamentary process.

Video: A true story of forced child marriage

Researcher Sorina Sein tells the heartbreaking story of two young Roma children forced to marry in Romania, when just 14 and 15 years old.

Romania: Court examines complaint from employee sacked for using internet at work

The case concerns an employee’s dismissal by a private company for having used the company’s Internet for personal purposes during working hours, in breach of internal regulations.

Romania: New expert report on human trafficking

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland, said: “Further action is needed, in particular to prevent this crime [human trafficking] at the root and to ensure that victims get the assistance and protection foreseen in the convention.”