Romania

Romanian Court Slams Law Banning Discussion of Gender in Education

Cristian González Cabrera / Researcher, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights Program Law Curtailed Rights to Freedom of Expression, Health, Non-discrimination Romania’s Constitutional Court this week struck down a law parliament adopted in June 2020 that would have, among other things, banned…

Romania: a nightmare of human rights and the EU turns a blind eye

Eleven years after joining the European Union, Romania is trying to clean itself up, but poverty and corruption are still in control. Only Bulgaria, among EU member states, is below Romania on the poverty scale. Right in the centre of…

Romania’s dangerous slide into illiberalism

By Bogdan Gradinaru for DiEM25. The map above depicts countries where gay marriage is recognized (dark blue), where it is confined to a civil union (light blue), where it is not recognised (red) and where the issue is, well, a…

US to deploy controversial missile system in Romania

Bucharest says the United States is going ahead with deploying controversial anti-missile interceptors in Romania despite opposition from Russia. Romanian Defense Minister Mircea Dusa says the missile system will most likely be deployed in 2015. “I have very serious assurances…