Cases of hate speech increased in number during last two years

Cases of hate speech increased in number during last two years The authorities, except for the Council for Prevention and Elimination of Discrimination and Ensuring the Equality, do not react to hate speech and there are no pertinent legal framework and mechanisms for combating the phenomenon, shows a report by Promo-LEX Association that is quoted by IPN. The report for 2018 said there were two new cases of hate speech

Prisoners on hunger strike in Moldavian prison

Prisoners on hunger strike in Moldavian prison Все участвующие в голодовке отбывают пожизненные сроки. 14 заключённых тюрьмы в городе Резина отказались от приёма пищи, требуя, чтобы были рассмотрены их ходатайства об условно-досрочном освобождении. Глава пресс-службы Администрации пенитенциарных заведений Олег Пантя пояснил, что арестанты подали прошения об УДО на основании старого Уголовного кодекса (1964-2002), где предусмотрена возможность освобождения по истечении 25 лет отбывания срока. Однако их заявления рассматривать не стали, поскольку

Human rights activists demanded that the Prosecutor General terminate politically motivated criminal cases

Human rights activists demanded that the Prosecutor General terminate politically motivated criminal cases Правозащитная организация " Dreptul la Dreptate" ("Право на справедливость") публично обратилась к Генпрокурору Александру Стояногло, призвав его закрыть около 40 заказных уголовных дел. В Обращении организации отмечается, что "в годы олигархического режима органы прокуратуры были превращены в карательный инструмент для подавления инакомыслия и борьбы с конкурентами. Органы прокуратуры участвовали в организации политических репрессий и рейдерских атаках". "Организация

The rights of children in the digital age

The rights of children in the digital age At the international and national level, many special acts on the rights of minors have been adopted, and 30 years ago the fundamental UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was approved. Однако за прошедшие десятилетия реалии значительно изменились, и сегодня подрастающее поколение живет в мире информационных и коммуникационных технологий, который ранее был почти невообразим. Дети и их родители все чаще

Impressive Eastern Europe conference on disinformation in Frankfurt a.M.

Impressive Eastern Europe conference on disinformation in Frankfurt a.M. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Increasing means of disinformation and manipulation in Eastern Europe "Media, opinion making, human rights in the countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia", the one-year project, ended on 6-7 December 2019 with a conference in Frankfurt am Main where the headquarter of the International Society for Human Rights/ISHR is located. The representatives of the participating countries Armenia, Azerbaijan,

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