Romania: International child custody complaint leads to mum’s €16,000 human rights court award

The case concerned the interpretation of “grave risk” under international law in a child custody dispute.

Romania: Vehicle pollution tax human rights complaint dismissed by court judges

The case concerned the requirement for the applicants to pay a pollution tax based on an emergency ordinance (OUG no. 50/2008), for the purposes of registering in Romania the second-hand vehicles they had bought in other European Union countries.

Romania: Roma family awarded €49,000 after police ethnic profiling human rights breaches

Police in Romania discriminated against a Roma family by using ethnic profiling to justify a raid on their home.

Romania: Inadequate investigation into rape complaint leads to €12,000 award

The case concerned the female applicant’s complaint that her accusations of rape had not been properly investigated and that she had been deprived of her procedural rights.

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.