Romania: Court declares “excessive and unjustified use of force during a police operation in a Roma community”

The case concerned two police operations in the Roma community of Pata Rât to locate individuals suspected of theft.

Romania: Journalist wins court backing in military intelligence human rights row

The case concerned the arrest and conviction of a journalist for possessing and trying to verify classified information on national security, namely documents belonging to a Romanian military unit based in Afghanistan.

Romania: Journalist’s intelligence secrets human rights case set for European court ruling

The case concerns the arrest and conviction of a journalist for possessing and trying to verify classified information on national security.

Court: Lithuania and Romania complicity in CIA secret rendition led to multiple human rights violations

Lithuania and Romania’s involvement in CIA secret detainee programme led it to commit multiple rights violations.

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.