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.
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.
Alexandru Visinescu, 89, convicted of crimes against humanity for deaths of political prisoners at Râmnicu Sărat between 1956 and 1963. Click here for full article.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A court on Friday set a 20-year sentence for a communist-era prison commander convicted of crimes against humanity in the deaths of 12 inmates, in the first such trial in Romania. Click here for full article.
A former Communist-era prison commander has been sentenced to 20 years in jail after being convicted of crimes against humanity in the first such trial in Romania. Click here for full article.