• Diana Gatcan
    A Violation Of The Right To A Fair Trial

    A Violation Of The Right To A Fair Trial

    The General Prosecutor’s Office filed an annulment appeal to the Supreme Court of Justice, highlighting that a decision issued in 2020 regarding a defendant was a “flagrant violation of fundamental…
    04 March
    PAYING FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE WITH MONEY FROM THE UNEMPLOYED AND RETIREES

    PAYING FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE WITH MONEY FROM THE UNEMPLOYED AND RETIREES

    In the first round of the election campaign, the presidential candidates spent huge amounts of money donated by their supporters to promote themselves. While some candidates received funding mainly from party m…
    06 November 2020
    RACING TO PRESIDENTIAL VICTORY IN UNDECLARED CARS

    RACING TO PRESIDENTIAL VICTORY IN UNDECLARED CARS

    Igor Dodon, the incumbent president and the Socialist Party’s favorable candidate for head of state, used a new Skoda Superb car in the first three weeks of the election campaign. The vehicle worth more t…
    02 November 2020
    The Moldovan Church VS COVID-19

    The Moldovan Church VS COVID-19

    While doctors and authorities urged citizens to adhere to protective measures during the COVID-19 epidemic strictly, some church representatives came up with public messages promoting various conspiracy theorie…
    03 October 2020
    MILAN CRIME AND MOLDOVAN INJUSTICE

    MILAN CRIME AND MOLDOVAN INJUSTICE

    Moldovan justice released the perpetrator of “Milan crime” nine years ahead from his 20-year detention. In November 2007, in Milan, Italy, Moldovan Vasile Coceban, together with his fiancée and five…
    25 September 2020
    The Forgotten Cases of the Detained Moldovan Judges in the 2016 Laundromat

    The Forgotten Cases of the Detained Moldovan Judges in the 2016 Laundromat

    Four years have passed since the 16 judges’ detainment accused of willful issuance of judgments contrary to the law in the infamous Laundromat Case – which saw $20 billion laundered through Moldova’s courts. Ho…
    19 September 2020
    Testing the Effectiveness of Disinfectants: Mission Impossible in Moldova

    Testing the Effectiveness of Disinfectants: Mission Impossible in Moldova

    The COVID-19 pandemic has made disinfectants indispensable worldwide, and the market demand has led to counterfeit disinfectants’ appearance. The ZdG team carried an experiment and tried testing three local dis…
    12 September 2020
    How Judge Clima’s Assistant Affords a Porsche Macan on a Moldovan Public Salary

    How Judge Clima’s Assistant Affords a Porsche Macan on a Moldovan Public Salary

    A creative exercise of imagination: five years ago, you started working in the Moldovan judicial system in Europe’s poorest country. As a beginner, the salaries are modest. But if you are the assistant of the w…
    11 September 2020
    New Judges at the Supreme Court of Justice and the Chișinău Court of Appeal

    New Judges at the Supreme Court of Justice and the Chișinău Court of Appeal

    At the end of July, the Superior Council of Magistracy appointed several judges to important positions to the Supreme Court of Justice and the Chișinău Court of Appeal. While the competition for the position of…
    02 August 2020
    The Former Head of the Strășeni Prosecutor’s Office Wants to Return to Office, Claiming that He resigned due to Mental Constraints

    The Former Head of the Strășeni Prosecutor’s Office Wants to Return to Office, Claiming that He resigned due to Mental Constraints

    Alexandru Rața, the former chief prosecutor of the Strășeni District Prosecutor’s Office, who was deprived of his office last spring, tried to return to the Prosecutor’s Office by challenging in cou…
    31 July 2020

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