18 February 2016

In Romania, in 2015 the President of Social Democratic Party, Liviu Dragnea initiated a law project regarding slander: if a person or a minority group are subjects of slander there will be fines from 2000 to 60.000 lei (500 to 14.000 euros). On the 9th of February 2016, after the withdrawal from the public agenda, overnight, the project was adopted by the deputies. A law that could become a perverse instrument to abuse freedom of speech. The matter is still on debate. 

Dilema Veche: read the full article in Romanian