Open Letter to the President of the European Parliament from Dan Radu Rușanu

Open Letter to the President of the European Parliament

We publish here in full the text of a letter to the President of the European Parliament, and to the Leaders of the Parliamentary Political Groups, from Dan Radu Rușanu. My name is Dan Radu Rușanu and I have been a PNL member (Romanian National Liberal Party) since January 1990. During the period 2000-2013, I was Vice-President…

Council of Europe anti-torture committee raises concerns over Romania’s prison abuse

Anti-torture committee raises concerns over Romania’s prison abuse

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published its report on its visit to Romania carried out from 7 to 19 February 2018.  The report highlighted abuse of Romanian prisoners by staff, inter-prisoner violence and allegations of police ill-treatment.   The report states…