The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile
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Reading between the lines: Echoes of the 1956 events in Romania.

The Romanian Cultural Institute and the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes in Romania with the support of the National Council for Studying the Securitate Archives, the Embassy of the Polish Republic in Romania, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Romanian Ministry of Culture and Religious Affairs are organizing during the 9 October 2007 […]

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The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes in Romania organized the Summer University of Râmnicu Sărat

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes in Romania has organized the Summer Universit y of R âmnicu Sărat in the interval 24-31 August 2007. Râmnicu Sărat was chosen as location of this educational project, as the prison that functioned there was well-known for its extremely oppressive detainment regime. The former prison is to […]

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The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes in Romania unraveled the mystery of a swift execution ordered by the Securitate in 1950

In accordance with its objectives, the IICCR started off an investigation regarding the circumstances of Iosif Orşa’s death. Iosif Orşa was a native of Glodghileşti, Burjuc commune, Hunedoara County. He was executed on 11 February 1950 by two Securitate officers, in the back of his house. Orşa was to be the godfather of a young […]

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