Veaceslav Platon was convicted without his and his lawyers’ participation

Veaceslav Platon was convicted without his and his lawyers’ participation Businessman Veaceslav Platon, who was sentenced to 30 years in jail in two cases, was convicted without his presence and the presence of his lawyers. The lawyers for the businessman said the trial in which their client is involved cannot be considered fair. The issue was developed in the talk show “Politics of Natalia Morari” on TV8 channel, IPN reports.

Government and judicial system are responsible for failures in justice sector

Government and judicial system are responsible for failures in justice sector The member organizations of the National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum express their profound concern and indignation about the avoidance by the current government of responsibility for the failure of the justice sector reform and the shifting of blame onto the development partners and civil society. By a statement, the NGOs call on the government and the

European Parliament recommends Commission to suspend any payments to Moldova

European Parliament recommends Commission to suspend any payments to Moldova At the suggestion of the Group of the European People’s Party, the European Parliament, with 345 votes in favor, 160 abstentions and 35 votes against, adopted a resolution by which it recommends the European Commission to suspend any foreseen payments of macro-financial assistance and budget support to Moldova. The MEPs consider any decision on the future payments should be taken

U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT FROWNS ON MOLDOVAN COURT’S NON-TRANSPARENT DECISION ON ELECTIONS

U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT FROWNS ON MOLDOVAN COURT’S NON-TRANSPARENT DECISION ON ELECTIONS “The Moldovan Supreme Court’s non-transparent decision to uphold the invalidation of Chisinau’s June 3 mayoral elections represents a threat to Moldovan democracy”, the U.S. Department of State wrote in its press release. According to the document, “The winning candidate in Chisinau’s mayoral race received a majority of the votes. International observers found relatively minor irregularities that would not justify

Lawyers protest against excessive use of preventive arrest

Lawyers protest against excessive use of preventive arrest Dozens of lawyers from several regions of the country protested today, June 26, before the Court of Appeal against excessive application of illegal arrests. The action lasted about an hour and a half, and the defenders even held a minute of silence for the justice in the country. The participants also adopted a resolution with several claims. The document will be forwarded

Fight against corruption in detention places does not make progress

Fight against corruption in detention places does not make progress The fight against corruption in detention places didn’t make notable progress in the course of 2017. On the country, in some regards the situation even worsened, especially as regards the detention conditions and access to health services, says an activity report for 2017 presented by the Council for the Prevention of Torture in a public event on June 25. Nevertheless,

The European Parliament stated that Moldova violated the Association Agreement without recognizing the elections in Chisinau

The European Parliament stated that Moldova violated the Association Agreement without recognizing the elections in Chisinauе STRAATSBURG - Vlaggen voor het gebouw van het Europese Parlement. ANP XTRA LEX VAN LIESHOUT Chairs and Rapporteur denounce backtracking on democratic standards in Moldova and call for an immediate end to the political interference in the Judiciary and in the conduct of elections. Today, the Committee on Foreign Affairs debated the

Maia Sandu: Justice controlled by Plahotniuc took most criminal decision against democracy

Justice controlled by Plahotniuc took most criminal decision against democracy The leader of the Party “Action and Solidarity” Maia Sandu said that by the decision not to validate the seat of the mayor-elect and the outcome of the local mayoral elections, the justice controlled by Plahotniuc took the most criminal decision against democracy in Moldova – it violated the citizens’ free and democratic option. “Today they spit at and stepped

Seven children under three years behind the bars of the Moldavian prison

Seven children under three years behind the bars of the Moldavian prison По данным минюста, семеро малышей, которым ещё не исполнилось 3-х лет, проводят свои дни в пенитенциаре со своими матерями. Они находятся в пенитенциарном учреждении №7 – Руска в специальном блоке под названием «Дом матери». Молдавское законодательство позволяет заключённым матерям содержать детей в возрасте до 3-х лет в специально отведённом блоке, после чего несовершеннолетних передают родственникам или в специализированные

We do not have now real independence of judges

We do not have now real independence of judges In the Republic of Moldova, there are now two serious problems in the justice sector: lack of independence of judges and promotion of persons without merits to posts, ex-member of the Superior Council of Magistracy Tatiana Raducanu stated in the program “Black box” on TV8 channel, IPN reports. According to her, in Moldova there is now no real independence of judges,