The system is still teaming with corrupt prosecutors

The system is still teaming with corrupt prosecutors After six years of trial, the members of the panel of judges has changed, thus the court process in which the public association "Moldova mea" was involved has started from scratch. The update was presented by the association chairman, Fiodor Ghelici, who noted that the system is teaming with "corrupt prosecutors who are still fabricating criminal cases on demand". In an IPN

Torture is still used in Moldova

Torture is still used in Moldova   Torture and cruel treatment are still used in the Republic of Moldova, and according to international reports, in detention and psychiatric institutions this phenomenon is frequently encountered. Most cases in psychiatric institutions are not properly examined and solved. The statements belong to the authors of a project condemning the phenomenon of torture and aiming at the rehabilitation of victims, that is implemented by

Summer 2019 – Hot topics

Summer 2019, hot topics in the project work of the German section in the 6 countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia  

Lawyer of German citizen accuses authorities of R. Moldova of unfairly treating her client

Lawyer of German citizen accuses authorities of R. Moldova of unfairly treating her client   Lawyer Angela Procopciuc called on Moldovan law enforcement agencies to take necessary action in order to protect German citizen Friedrich Maier from human rights violations. According to the lawyer, the German was a "victim due to being too trustful". The lawyer of a German citizen alleges that her client, although he was conned and detained

Moldovan press remains at subsistence level, Mass-Media Forum

Moldovan press remains at subsistence level, Mass-Media Forum Limited access to information, media market concentration and the advertising market monopoly keep the Moldovan press at a subsistence level. Real media can't sustain itself without the help of external donors and journalism as a profession and product cannot develop. These factors caused Moldova to drop ten positions this year in the Press Freedom Index, ranking 91st out of 180 countries. The

Why is Sovetskaya Street in Brest better than Eugene Doga Street in Chisinau…?

Why is Sovetskaya Street in Brest better than Eugene Doga Street in Chisinau ...?   In Moldova, elections of mayors of cities and local councilors are held. These are the first elections in the country that take place after the overthrow of the totalitarian regime of Vladimir Plahotniuc and his DPM (the Democratic Party of Moldova). The results of the rule of the so-called “Pro-European Coalition” formed by the alliance

The Institute of International Relations (IFA) offers participation in the special program “Cross-Cultural Fellowships”

The Institute of International Relations (IFA) offers participation in the special program “Cross-Cultural Fellowships” Strengthening civil society CCP Fellowships enables professionals and committed volunteers to work in an intercultural environment for two to three months and to gather new skills. All information about the application process and requirements can be found here. Apply now! Whom is the programme designed for? Fellowships are principally awarded to people working in one of

Moldovan media inform of fake news

Moldovan media inform of fake news   In the process of preparing for the seminars in Moldova of our project “Media, influence on opinion, human rights” I had to study a large amount of information about the phenomenon of fake news. In recent years, this phenomenon has gained a truly international and global scale. The influence of misinformation has increased many times due to a sharp reduction in the time

Seminar in Balti. Disinformation in mass media. Part 2

Seminar in Balti. Disinformation in mass media. Part 2 On September 14, the Moldovan section of the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) held another training seminar in Balti as a part of the project "Mass Media, Opinion Formation, Human Rights"   Picture 1. Begin of the seminar in Balti   In her report, the referent Natalia Smurgun demonstrated an example of one of the most outrageous facts

EU to take action against fake news and foreign electoral interference

EU to take action against fake news and foreign electoral interference Foreign electoral interference seriously threatens European democratic societies to the benefit of anti-EU, right-wing extremist and populist forces, warn MEPs. Attempts to influence decision-making in the EU put at risk European democratic societies, warn MEPs in the resolution adopted on Thursday with 469 votes for, 143 against and 47 abstentions. Obscure party funding Parliament points out that foreign interference