A total of 18 border police officers in Arad county, Western Romania, were detained for 24 hours on Wednesday evening, on bribery charges. Prosecutors from...
abuse of office

Romania’s chief anticorruption prosecutor says justice minister not a man of good faith

Romania’s chief anticorruption prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi criticized justice minister Florin Iordache for his attempt to change the Penal Code and grant pardoning through...
Eurobarometer

Former Romanian President’s nephew sentenced to prison for influence peddling

Dragos Basescu, former Romanian President Traian Basescu's nephew, was sentenced to two years and six months in prison in a case in which he...

Romania’s justice minister: Amnesty shouldn’t be considered, but pardon should

Romania's justice minister Florin Iordache said on Tuesday that pardon should be considered to solve problem of overcrowded prisons, but a law on amnesty shouldn’t...

Judges to check relations between Romania’s intelligence services and justice

The National Union of Judges of Romania (UNJR) published yesterday a document of the Supreme Defense Council (CSAT) on the relation between the intelligence...

Chinese expelled from Romania after serving 22 years in prison for murder

A Chinese citizen was expelled from Romania after serving a sentence of 22 years in a local prison for aggravated murder. The Chinese man was...
Eurobarometer

Former Piatra Neamt mayor gets new three-year prison sentence

Gheorghe Stefan, the former mayor of the city of Piatra Neamt, was sentenced on Friday by the Bucharest Court to three years in prison,...

Hospital in western Romania sues hundreds of patients for unpaid treatments

The management of the Arad Emergency County Hospital in western Romania has sued hundreds of patients who had benefited from treatments that were not...
Eurobarometer

Magistrates in Romania, against amnesty law

Representatives of professional associations of magistrates in Romania had a meeting with justice minister Florin Iordache yesterday, in which they said that they are...

Romanian prosecutors detain two German citizens on human trafficking charges

Romanian prosecutors from the Directorate for Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT), the Arad Office, detained a man with German citizenship and a woman with...

Romania’s General prosecutor: It’s not necessary to have an amnesty law

Augustin Lazar, Romania’s General Prosecutor, thinks that it’s not necessary to have an amnesty and pardon law, but that it would be “necessary to...

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