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- Romania: 1998 IHF Report
- 27 June 1998. IHF Focus: Freedom of expression; misconduct
by law enforcement officials; prison conditions; freedom of
religion; security services.
- Romania Confronts Transylvanian
- STRATFOR's Global Intelligence Update, 9 June
1999. Romanian President Emil Constantinescu has rejected
the call— contained in a document circulating among
intellectuals in the Transylvania region of western
Romania—for Transylvanian self-government within a
federal Romanian state. The devolution argument, while
framed in economic terms, has clear ethnic overtones as
Transylvania is home to a large population of ethnic
- Economic turmoil accompanies denial of trade
- ICFTU ONLINE..., 6 October 1999. Although
Romania has ratified the major ILO Conventions on
workers' rights, and has laws on its statute books to
guarantee trade union rights, the government has not enabled
workers to exercise those rights.
- Romania Approves New Leftist Party
- By Alexandru Alexe, Associated Press, Thursday 28 December
2000. Romania's parliament on Thursday easily approved a
new leftist minority government that has pledged free market
reforms and expanded social welfare.