Romanians had assumed that elena udrea, a former tourism minister, was too powerful for prosecutors to touch the ex-wife of a rich businessman, she is a protégée of traian basescu, a former president yet the national anti-corruption directorate (dna) has arrested her for helping to launder. The ongoing reform of the romanian justice system could slow down the fight against high-level corruption. Both official and societal corruption remains problematic in romania the romanian legal system is difficult for foreigners to navigate. Following days of street protests, romania will repeal a decree that would have essentially decriminalized some acts of corruption, the prime minister said. Romania has made little progress against corruption in state institutions in 2017 and concern persists about lack of transparency in the legal process, a report by the council of europe's anti-corruption agency, greco, said on thursday. News romania: anti-corruption protests held in dozens of cities rallies in bucharest and other cities have taken aim at a law that will weaken efforts to root out corruption. List of corruption scandals in romania this is a list of notable corruption scandals in romania investigations resulting in final sentences people involved (office.
On a list of unenviable jobs in europe, leading the fight against corruption in romania would be close to the top romanian politicians have long been under suspicion of not playing by the rules, the eu conducts regular appraisals of the country’s fight against graft, and last year tens of. Romania's president klaus iohannis rejected on monday a request by the justice minister to sack the head of the country's anti-corruption agency, the latest twist in a row over graft that has spurred large-scale street. The country has suffered from graft and poverty since the fall of communism 25 years ago can a new president and an anti-corruption crusader make a difference. Communist rule of romania ended 20 years ago in a bloody revolt that killed more than 1,000 people the country is now a member of the eu, with a solid economy and a passionate, if hectic, democratic life.
How can the answer be improved. Romania's biggest protests since fall of communism follow years of warnings by some in west: is romania's anti-corruption fight what it appears to be.
Corruption now comes in two forms in romania there is the big kind that can still land an official in jail then there's the acceptable type that will bring nothing more than a knowing shrug the country's governing social democratic party shocked domestic and international observers tuesday when. Huge protests, among the largest since the fall of communism, have rocked romania after the government passed a. For many romanians, the beginning of 2017 was a source of relief and pride, as the biggest street protests since 1989 successfully pushed the government to withdraw decrees that would have decriminalized and inflamed already deeply entrenched perceptions of sprawling corruption in the country. Corruption is a high risk in some sectors in romania foreign investors complain of occasional requests for bribes when applying for public services.
The head of an eu-backed anti-corruption agency in romania has been arrested by romanian police investigating a possible property scam horia georgescu, director of romania’s national integrity agency, was picked up and questioned by officers of the country’s national anti-corruption department.
Fed up with political corruption, huge crowds of protesters in romania have spent the last few weeks calling for the government to step down the government is trying to use that energy to its advantage, writes don murray. Romania's president says he won't fire the country's anti-corruption prosecutor, the latest development in a dispute over corruption that has led to street protestspresident klaus iohannis said monday he would not remove laura codruta kovesi, the national anti-corruption. Tens of thousands of romanians marched through heavy snow in bucharest on saturday in protest against proposed laws that critics say will make it harder to prosecute crime and high-level corruption. Watch video bucharest, romania — hundreds of thousands protested in romania's capital and in major cities wednesday after the government adopted a last-minute executive order that undermines the country's anti-corruption efforts the measure decriminalizes abuses of office if the financial damage involved. We investigate romania's efforts to rid the country of corruption amid its powerful political and business elites.