Pilot decision by the European Court of Human Rights on the prison system in Romania
The prison system in Romania is facing structural problems, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has said on Tuesday, in a pilot decision. The Government in Bucharest has a six months term to sumbit a practical calendar to solve these issues. On one hand, under the supervision of a ministerial committe of the Council of Europe, the Government has to enforce a plan to reduce the prison overcrowding and improve the conditions of detention. On the other hans, it has to adopt legislative measures to prevent such situation from re-emerging.
The Romanian Senator Titus Corlatean has been elected Vice-President of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly
Senator Titus Corlatean has been elected as Vice-President of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly. This position will allow him to be represented in the APCE Office, the most important structure of the Pan-European parliamentary organization, with coordination attibutes. Titus Corlatean is to prezide the plenum activities of the Parliamentary Assembly on Wednesday, April 26th, as a session President, a statement from the Council of Europe says.
Syrian and Iraqi citizens found while trying to illegally cros the border between Serbia and Romania
A group of 17 citizens from Syria and Iraq who tried to illegally cross the border between Romania and Serbia were found on Tuesday morning in the county of Timis, in Latunas, which is situated in the Moravita area. The group was made up of ten men, five women and two children, who wanted to reach a western European state. They are investigated for fraudulently crossing the state border. The Serbian authorities will also be noticed in order to enforced the readmission agreement between Serbia and Romania.
Mădălina Brotăcel – Agenţia de presă RADOR