The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile
Criminal complaints
IICCMER announced the results of the latest special investigations and the names of two other persons suspected of committing crimes and abuses during the communist period

Bucharest, June 30, 2016 – The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) organized on Thursday, June 30, 2016, a press conference to announce the results of the latest special investigation and the status of the criminal complaints filed by the Institute. On this occasion an appeal […]

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Former commander of Periprava labour colony, Ioan Ficior, sentenced to 20 years in prison

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, the former commander of Periprava labour colony, Ioan Ficior, was sentenced by the Bucharest Court of Appeal to 20 years in prison for crimes against humanity. The sentence is not definitive. Ioan Ficior was accused of enforcing and maintaining an extermination regime for the political prisoners detained at Periprava while he […]

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The Status of the Criminal Complaints filed by the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) publishes a list of the criminal complaints it filed since its foundation until the present day, mentioning the current status for each as it was communicated to us by the competent authorities. The criminal complaints are just a part […]

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The Vișinescu Trial: Overview and Impact. A historic moment for Romania.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, the High Court of Cassation and Justice made the final ruling in the case of the former commander of the Râmnicu Sărat Penitentiary, Alexandru ‪‎Vişinescu, and sentenced him to 20 years in prison for crimes against humanity. On the 30th of July 2013, IICCMER asked the Public Prosecutor’s Office to initiate […]

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