Romania

13 August 2018
Romanians Debate if Police Used Excessive Force to Disperse Protest

Around 450 people were injured in clashes with gendarmes, as country’s president condemning the response of the riot police as “strongly disproportionate.”

 
7 August 2018
In the Eye of the Romanian Storm

The country is experiencing a palpable sense of change, and there is a general trepidation that it could be for the worse.

By Martin Ehl
 
11 July 2018
Don’t Shoot the Messenger Premium

The arrest of a German journalist in Romania in connection to his work is a bellwether of the harassment whistleblowers face in Central and Eastern Europe.

By Peter Gross
 
9 July 2018
Romanian President Dismisses Anti-Corruption Prosecutor Premium

President Iohannis caves in, but he and others say they are convinced that the fight against graft will nonetheless continue.

 
4 July 2018
Getting Creative With the Rule of Law Premium

Attempts to bend – and even break – the judicial system throughout Central Europe do not bode well for the future of the sector’s independence in the region.

By Martin Ehl
 
22 June 2018
Anti-Government Protests Rock Bucharest for Second Day Premium

Powerful pol found guilty of graft, as his party debates legal changes that could shield corrupt officials.

 
15 June 2018
Czech-Romanian Project Documents Brutalist Landmarks Behind the Former Iron Curtain Premium

Reviled by some at the time of their construction, Brutalist buildings are finding new supporters among the younger generations.

 
14 June 2018
No Minor Role Premium

Despite their lack of visibility, minority-language newspapers in Romania serve a key function in maintaining the country’s multiethnic fabric.

By Peter Gross
 
11 June 2018
Romanians Rally Against Anti-Fraud Squad Premium

Ruling party calls demonstration against agency it claims has tarnished the country’s reputation with witch-hunt tactics.

 
7 June 2018
Romanian Wins Landmark Marriage Rights Case Premium

EU court says member states cannot restrict residency rights of third-country nationals legally married to a union citizen.

 

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