February 5th, 2016
Pre-trial detention in Romania is applied significantly more often than other alternative preventive measures. 70% of lawyers surveyed have encountered pre-trial detention being ordered on unlawful grounds – Romania Helsinki Commitee
September 9th, 2014
Every month, each detainee was entitled to a bar of soap, a razor and a roll of toilet paper. There was no budget for buying envelopes and stamps, in order to guarantee the right to correspondence/petitioning, but the chief of the facility said that the ...
July 2nd, 2014
in order for a detainee to receive the visit of family members or attorneys, it is mandatory to have the written approval of he prosecutor in charge with or overseeing the case.
May 13th, 2014
(Română) The capacity of the current facility was of 81 persons (11 three-bed rooms measuring 6.21 sq. m each and 6 eight-bed rooms measuring 13.8 meters each). The overcrowding is extreme. At the time of the visit, the center held 29 detainees, of whom 5 ...
April 4th, 2014
(Română) APADOR-CH points out that detention space per person was below the 4 square meter standard; rooms would have been overcrowded if all beds were occupied (the resulting space being about 3.5 sq. m per detainee). Police custody facilities still use the old standard, of ...
November 22nd, 2013
The representatives of the Association noted that one of the most serious problems found during their previous visit had still not been addressed. More precisely, APADOR-CH noted that video surveillance cameras were still installed and functioning in every room of the police custody facility.
November 19th, 2013
La data vizitei CRAP Tulcea găzduia şapte arestați, toţi bărbați. Dintre aceştia, şase erau arestaţi preventiv iar unul era condamnat, însă la momentul arestării nu avusese acte de identitate aşa că până la eliberarea documentelor rămâne în arest. Persoanele cu care au discutat reprezentantele APADOR-CH ...