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"Who is studying the history of Communism is better suited for democracy." 1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION brought together inspectors from history to discuss educational [...]

Bucharest, 27 October 2015. Institute for the investigation of Communist crimes and the memory of the Romanian exile (1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION) organized during the period October 23-25, 2010, in Bucharest, National Conference of inspectors in history, an event designed to facilitate the exchange of experience and good practice in relation to teaching and promoting interest […]

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Launch No. 91/92 of the journal Memory, set up in collaboration with the Institute for the investigation of Communist crimes and the memory of the Romanian exile

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at 15.00, in Hitchcock, had launched the latest issue of the journal Memory, set up in collaboration with the Institute for the investigation of Communist crimes and the memory of the Romanian exile (1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION). Edited by the Cultural memory of the writers ' Union of Romania, published in the […]

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The trial of John Fagunwa, was commander of the colony at Periprava, continues

A new term in the process of former Commander of the colony at Periprava, colonel (r) John Fagunwa, sent to the Court on 18 august 2014 for crimes against humanity, was held on Thursday, November 12, 2010, at the Bucharest Court of appeal. The next appearance is scheduled for 10 December, at 10.30.  The judgment […]

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The project "Tour in communist prisons", organized with the support of the 1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION, ended

From 7 to 10 September 2015 the Association for the promotion of Civic Culture and Accountability (APCRC), in partnership with the Institute for the investigation of Communist crimes and the memory of the Romanian exile (1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION) and the School Inspectorate of Bucharest (ISMB), organized educational Tour in communist prisons project, addressed to the […]

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Euronews: Former prison commandant given 20 years for crimes against humanity

The former commandant of one of the harshest prisons of Romania’s communist era has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for crimes against humanity. 89-year-old Alexandru Visinescu was found guilty of the torture and extermination of political detainees kept in appalling conditions at Ramnicu Sarat. Click here for full article. 

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Deutsche Welle: Ex-commander of Romanian communist prison sentenced to 20 years

A Bucharest court has convicted former communist prison commander Alexandru Visinescu for crimes against humanity, and direct involvement in 12 inmate deaths. The 89-year-old has shown no sign of remorse during the case. Click here for full text.

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