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Case #76 Domestic violence

10/20/2020 | 10:10

Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: #domestic_violence, #housing It is about a woman, victim of domestic violence who was kicked out of the house by her ex-husband, along with the minor child. The woman needs court support to regain the home and remove her ex-husband. Attorney Doczy Rossler Eva (Harghita Bar) took over the case […]Read more

Case #75 Emotional abuse

10/20/2020 | 09:54

Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: #harassment A girl is blackmailed by her ex-boyfriend with the publication of indecent pictures if she doesn’t accept to reconcile with him. In addition, the young woman claims that she is under constant threat by this man and wants to resolve this matter in court. Attorney George Zlati Michail (Cluj […]Read more

Case #74 The disrespect of medical professionals

10/11/2020 | 10:38

Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: #health A lady was denied a diagnosis and was disrespected by medics at a county hospital in Galati, where she went after contacting outside parasites. In addition, because of those parasites and the fact that the lady is hyperallergic, she had a glotic edema (swelling of the neck area […]Read more

Case #73 Family abuse

09/16/2020 | 15:23

Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: #habitation, #physical_integrity, #emotional_integrity A woman was physically and emotionally assaulted by her mother and was subsequently evicted in an abusive manner from her own home. In this respect, the woman needs legal support to recover her home. Attorney Cristea Smaranda (Iaşi Bar) took over the case and is offering […]Read more

Case #70 Family abandon

09/16/2020 | 15:05

Vulnerable group: women, children Human rights area: #child_support, #exclusive_custody Mrs. K. wishes to file a criminal complaint against her ex-husband for family abandonment by failing to pay child support for 3 years. As of January 2019, according to the last court order, the ex-husband should have paid child support in the amount of 1/6 of […]Read more

Case #69 Right to pension of persons with disabilites

09/16/2020 | 14:49

Vulnerable group: persons with mental disabilities Human rights area: #mental_health, #pension Mr. H. suffers from bipolarity. He was admitted on several occasions on the basis of the condition in question and claims that he has not received the pension which he should have received from the beginning of his classification in a degree of disability. […]Read more

Case #68 Family abandon

09/16/2020 | 14:27

Vulnerable group: women, children Human rights area: #shared_custody, #child_support The mother of two twin children managed to obtain, following the divorce, joint custody with her established residence and with the obligation of ex-husband to pay child support. However, the man has not fulfilled his obligation for more than a year, with the woman having to […]Read more

Case #67 Technical unemployment

07/15/2020 | 21:17

Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: #labour_law, #technical_unemployment A lady who was technically unemployed but who had also carried out some work from her home, refused to continue her work, while still maintaining her technical unemployment. The employer forced her to go on unpaid leave, threatening to dismiss her by dismissing her post if she […]Read more

Case #66 Harassment of a transgender person

07/15/2020 | 20:28

Vulnerable group: transgender person Human rights area: #harassment, #rent, #housing It is about a transgender person who lives for rent in Bucharest. The owner of the apartment began to ask for a higher amount for maintenance than they initially agreed and as stipulated in the bills during that period. Subsequently, the lady who own the […]Read more

Case #65 Sexual harassment

07/15/2020 | 18:33

Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: #sexual_harassment It is about a lady who was the victim of a sexual harassment. She had a public deffender, whom she later gave up and now needs legal assistance for the case that is currently on appeal. Attorney Andrei Tărău (Bihor Bar) took over the case and is offering […]Read more

Case #64 Labour law after maternity leave

07/15/2020 | 17:51

Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: #labour_law A lady who returned from parental leave in January 2020 was informed by the employing company that her post had been restructured since Octomber 2018, with the company undergoing a legal reorganization, a matter which had not been forwarded to her until then, although during the leave she […]Read more

Case #63 Build without authorization

07/15/2020 | 16:46

Vulnerable group: single parent family Human rights area: #habitation It is about a woman, the sole mother of a child, who has built, without authorization, a house for her and her child. Following several complaints, the person received an 8-month deadline from the city hall to demolish the building. However, this property is the only […]Read more

Case #62 The right of inheritance of a disabled person

07/15/2020 | 16:08

Vulnerable group: disabled persons Human rights area: #inheritance_rights A deaf-muted person has received as an inheritance an immovable property in which he currently lives, without having any other housing. The person wishes to have all the legal formalities regarding the transfer of the property on his behalf completed. Therefore, the person concerned needs legal assistance in […]Read more

Case #61 Salary rights of a personal assistant

07/15/2020 | 15:49

Vulnerable group: women, children, persons with disabilities Human rights area: #labour law The mother of a disabled child who holds the status of personal assistant claims that she does not fully benefit from the salary rights arising from this quality and claims to recalculate the salary of employment by granting a 15% increase and holiday […]Read more

Case #60 Domestic violence

04/28/2020 | 19:23

Vulnerable group: women, children Human rights area: #domestic_violence, #children_rights The mother of a disabled child was the victim of the former husband’s domestic violence, along with her sharing custody over the child. The former spouse does not get involved in the provision of the insurance for the purchase of the medicines the child needs. In addition, the […]Read more

Case #59 Discrimination

04/07/2020 | 16:26

Vulnerable group: LGBTQ+ Human rights area: #discrimination, #work Mr. E. is a young transgender that lives in Galaţi County, who works in a cultural institution, being subjected to discriminatory treatment everyday. Recently, the young man received a negative assessment of his performance, without any justification, which he later challenged to the institution’s management. The management response may […]Read more

Case #58 Medical malpractice

01/28/2020 | 18:29

Vulnerable group: elderly people Human rights area: #health, #malpractice Mr C. is retired and lives in Cluj County. He filed a complaint of malpractice at the Public Health Department Cluj due to the way in which a doctor handled his wife’s case. In 2016, she was admitted to a hospital in a town in Cluj […]Read more

Case #57 The parental rights of a single mother

09/10/2019 | 15:09

Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: #parentalrights Mrs. V. is a single mother, she has a two-and-a-half-year-old son whose father went abroad for four years. The father is not fulfilling his parental obligations in any way, so Mrs. V. contacted the ACTEDO team to obtain in court the financial support that is needed for raising […]Read more

Case #56 Appealing the assignment of a child’s disability degree certificate

09/10/2019 | 15:02

Vulnerable group: children, people with disabilities Human rights area: #health #socialrights Mr. F. lives in Cluj-Napoca and has a three-year-old boy who suffers from microcephaly, a condition that has severely affected his locomotor system and the development of his communication skills. The child has been treated by several neurologists so far and most of them […]Read more

Case #55 Child support

06/08/2020 | 15:00

Vulnerable group: women, people with disabilities Human Rights area: #domesticviolence #parentalrights Mrs. T. lives in Ilfov County and is the mother of an underaged child. She is not married and she does not live with her child’s father, but she does live with her child and her mother. Mrs. T has a disability and her […]Read more

Case #54 ENFORCEMENT ORDER WITH PROCEDURAL DEFICIENCIES

06/08/2020 | 15:26

Vulnerable group: women Human Rights area: #righttohousing Mrs. B. lives in Bucharest and she contacted us regarding the enforcement of a judgement that puts her right to housing at risk. She claims that she was deceived into contracting a fraudulent loan which she must now pay back. Even though Mrs. B. filed criminal complaints and […]Read more

Case #53 Discrimination of an LGBT person

06/08/2020 | 15:11

Vulnerable group: LGBT people Human Rights area: #discrimination Mr. R. lives in Bucharest and is part of the LGBT community. He was fined by the police while he was in a cruising area and the following weeks he received through mail multiple reports for contraventions. He claims that the actions detailed in the reports are […]Read more

Case #52 MENTAL ILLNESS DISCRIMINATION AT THE WORK PLACE (2)

06/08/2020 | 15:07

Vulnerable group: women, people with mental health conditions Human Rights area: #discrimination #labourlaw #mentalillness Mrs. C. lives in Bucharest and claims that she was discriminated at the workplace because of her mental illness. She states that her individual labour contract was abusively terminated, without respecting the obligation to inform the employer about the decision regarding […]Read more

Case #51 MENTAL ILLNESS DISCRIMINATION AT THE WORK PLACE

06/08/2020 | 15:04

Vulnerable group: women, people with chronic illnesses Human Rights area: #discrimination #labourlaw #mentalillness Mrs. M. is living in Cluj-Napoca and claims that she was discriminated at the work place as her employer refuses to give her a promotion because of the illness that she was diagnosed with. Moreover, she was fired from her position as […]Read more

Case #50 Children taken over by the Child Protective Services without reaching out to their relatives

05/15/2019 | 17:22

Vulnerable group: children Human rights area: #childrensrights  Mr. G. reached out to us after the three under-aged children of his uncle where taken by DGASPC Bihor after their mother’s death and their father’s disappearance. Mr. G. lives abroad and he tried to contact DGASPC Bihor in order to obtain more information about the children because […]Read more

Case #49 Victim of human trafficking

05/15/2019 | 16:03

Vulnerable group: women Human Rights area: #humantrafficking #abudction #deprivationofliberty Mrs. D. lives in Iași County and she was the victim of a criminal organization specialised in human trafficking from Iași County. Mrs. D. filed a complaint with the Police, which resulted in some of the traffickers being convicted, but not the leaders of the criminal […]Read more

Case #48 HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION OF A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY

06/08/2020 | 14:29

Vulnerable group: people with disabilitie Human Rights area: #discrimination #harassment Mr. B. is a person with a disability, who works in a Mall, where he is constantly subjected to harassment and verbal insults by another employee. Mr. B. filed a complaint against the employee at the National Council for Combating Discrimination, which commenced an investigation […]Read more

Case #47 Kenyan woman seeks assistance in order to divorce abusive husband

04/22/2019 | 23:06

Vulnerable group: women Human Rights Area: #domesticviolence #violenceagainstwomen Mrs. M. is a Kenyan woman married to a Romanian citizen with whom she has a little girl. Mrs. M. is a victim of physical abuse perpetuated by her husband, as well as psychological and emotional abuse, with her husband forbidding her to visit her family in Kenya. She […]Read more

Case #46 Room and board allowance for a child with special educational needs

04/22/2019 | 21:11

Vulnerable group: children, people with disabilities Human rights area: #righttoeducation #disability Ms. G. lives in Gorj County and is the mother of a child with special educational needs, who is entitled to a 50% increase of the room and board allowance. Ms. G. submitted an application for an increase of the allowance and even though the law […]Read more

Case #45 Single mother, victim of domestic violence, seeks to obtain the exclusive custody of her children

04/22/2019 | 20:08

Vulnerable group: women, single mother, children  Human rights area: #domesticviolence #violenceagainstwomen Ms. N. lives in Timiș County and is the mother of two minor children. She divorced 3 years ago but the children and her continue to be victims of domestic violence. Ms. N. has reached out to the police several times and obtained several […]Read more

Case #44 Single mother, victim of domestic violence, seeks custody of her child, who has been abducted by his abusive father

10/25/2018 | 12:55

Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: #domesticviolence #violenceagainstwomen Mrs M lives in Cluj county, she is a Romanian citizen and is still married to an American citizen, with whom she has an under-aged child. They initially lived in the USA, but after several incidents of violence, the woman managed to return to Romania, but her […]Read more

Case #43 Single mother, survivor of domestic violence, is requesting child support

09/24/2018 | 14:23

Vulnerable group: women, single mothers, children Human rights area: #patrimonialrights #violenceagainstwomen The applicant, a domestic violence victim, is a single mother of two, one of which is a minor. The aggressor, who is her children’s’ father, refuses to pay child support for his 3 year-old daughter. Because of her precarious financial situation and the fear […]Read more

Case #42 The right to housing of an elderly person

08/10/2018 | 11:26

Vulnerable group: elderly persons Human rights ares: the right to housing Mrs R. is an elderly person living in her parents’ house in Bucharest, where through an inheritance she acquired the status of life tenant, while the property was allotted to Mrs R.’s son and his wife. After the death of Mrs R.’s son, her daughter-in-law […]Read more

Case #41 The right to education of a child with a disability

08/10/2018 | 10:36

Vulnerable group: children, persons with disabilities Human rights area: right to education M. is a teenager from Dâmbovița county who, as a result of an accident which left her with a rare form of epilepsy, can no longer attend high school. Her parents have requested homeschooling for M. with the County Centre for Educational Resources […]Read more

Case #40 Sexual harassment at the workplace

08/09/2018 | 14:20

Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: sexual harassment Ms G. has been subjected to abuse at her workplace by her former boss, who also demanded sexual favours in exchange for certain company-related privileges. The applicant has several recordings of her discussions with her former boss and she has already made complaints with the competent authorities in Buzău, where […]Read more

Case #39 Repatriation of Romanian citizens

05/22/2018 | 15:47

Vulnerable group: refugees Human rights area: repatriation of Romanian citizens Ms. M. and her two adult sons, all Romanian citizens, are refugees in The Republic of Guinea. The applicant moved to Guinea before 1989 and both of her sons were born there. After the Romanian Embassy in Conakry closed down during the Liberian war, none of […]Read more

Case #38 Discrimination of an HIV-positive person tackled at the National Council for Combating Discrimination

03/22/2018 | 10:49

Vulnerable group: persons with disabilities Human rights category: #harassment, #discrimination The applicant is HIV-positive and suffers from a serious disability. He works at the local mall, where an employee from a nearby shop subjects him to discrimination and insults related to his health state on a daily basis and usually in front of customers. The applicant has […]Read more

Case #37 Potential medical negligence resulting in the death of a patient

03/19/2018 | 17:09

Vulnerable group: elderly people Human rights area: #righttolife The applicant claims that her mother died as a result of medical negligence. Although the woman arrived at the hospital with alarming symptoms, among which incoherence and fainting, the applicant claims that the doctors did not examine her properly and sent her home shortly after.  On the way […]Read more

Case #36 Forced hospitalization in a psychiatric hospital and abuse against an elderly person

03/15/2018 | 13:16

Vulnerable group: elderly people Human rights area: #health #righttoprivacy The applicant claims that her mother was hospitalized in a psychiatric hospital and was treated with drugs for non-existent diseases (schizophrenia and hepatitis B), was prevented from communicating with her family, was physically and verbally abused, had her domicile changed without her consent and was denied […]Read more

Case #35 Misevaluation of disability degree

03/12/2018 | 19:10

Vulnerable group: persons with disabilities Human rights area: #health, #socialrights The applicant, a person who suffers, since birth, from a neurological impairment, has held until recently a certificate classifying his condition as a 2nd degree disability (marked handicap). After his last reassessment his doctor advised to adjust the category of his handicap to 1st degree […]Read more

Case #34 Misdiagnosis and malpractice in mental health case

03/12/2018 | 18:47

Vulnerable group: women, elderly people Human rights area: #health Ms. L. claims that she, along with her mother, were misdiagnosed with depression by a Romanian psychiatrist, after less then half an hour examination. Subsequently, they received a treatment based on psychotropic drugs. Soon after, her mother committed suicide and the applicant herself had 2 suicide attempts […]Read more

Case #33 Recognition of Romanian citizenship for a foreign minor

03/12/2018 | 18:22

Vulnerable group: children, persons with disabilities Human rights area: #recognitionofcitizenship The applicant, a Romanian citizen, is the mother of a 9 year old who was born in Canada. The Romanian authorities have constantly refused, for various reasons, to  issue a Romanian birth certificate to the child. Without a personal identification number, the minor is enrolled […]Read more

Case #32 Social housing for a single mother

01/18/2018 | 18:50

Vulnerable group: women, single mothers Human rights ares: #housingrights #discrimination Ms. A., mother of 2 under-aged children, one of whom was born with a serious disability and who are currently living in one of Cluj-Napoca’s shelters for the homeless, applied with the city hall of Cluj-Napoca for social housing. Following the evalution of the Local […]Read more

Case #31 The right to information and screening during pregnancy

01/18/2018 | 18:40

Vulnerable group: women Human rights ares: #malpractice #health The suppliant, mother of a 10 month-old who was born with a serious disability (hydrocephalus) followed by a spinal affection, intends to enact the criminal liability of the physician who monitored her pregnancy, along with the criminal liability of the hospital he is working for. Although the woman went […]Read more

CASE #29 REPATRIATION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS

07/12/2017 | 13:15

Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: #violenceagainstwomen #domesticviolence Ms. C., a Romanian citizen, is the mother of three daughters who have been living in Palestine with their father, who has subjected them to violence and abuse, causing them to flee  home. The girls are all Romanian citizens but they do not possess documents in that sense, […]Read more

Case #28 Custody in a Domestic Violence Case

06/28/2017 | 15:31

Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: #violenceagainstwomen Mrs I. lives in Cluj-Napoca and is the mother of a two year-old girl and a victim of her husband’s violence, whom she is currently divorcing for this reason. Mrs. I has contacted the Police several times and has certificates proving the violence she has suffered. The criminal investigation […]Read more

Case #27 Patrimonial rights of a person with disabilities

02/16/2017 | 19:08

Vulnerable group: persons with disabilities Human rights category: #patrimonialrights #disability The current curator of F.B., a person with disabilities, wants to obtain in court the patrimonial rights which F.B. should have received in the last years. After the death of F.B.’s parents, he was supposed to receive a pension as a descendant. However, the pension was collected by his […]Read more

Case #25 Thai mother requests entrustment of her son

01/17/2017 | 12:26

Vulnerable group: children, women. Human rights area: #parentalrights Miss M., a Thai woman residing in the UK, has requested legal assistance for her son to be entrusted to her, after he was taken without her consent to Romania by his father, where he is currently living. After a trial in British courts, Miss M. obtained […]Read more

Case #24 Forced evictions

10/14/2016 | 14:53

Vulnerable group: Roma Human rights category: #housingrights #forcedevictions A new case of forced evictions has reached ACTEDO after 6 Roma families from Arad county were forced to leave the house they rented and used for 40 years. The reason? The factory which lodged them was bought by an investor in June 2016 and the 20 […]Read more

CASE #23 DISCRIMINATION BASED ON DISABILITY

08/31/2016 | 19:19

Vulnerable group: people with disabilities Human rights category: #discrimination Mr. M, a candidate for mayor in Iaşi County claims that he is discriminated against by one of his counter candidates because of his disability. The latter published an article in a local newspaper, accusing him of illegally obtaining his disability certificate with the sole purpose […]Read more

CASE #22 SOCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

08/31/2016 | 21:16

Vulnerable group: children, people with disabilities Human rights category: #disability #socialwork #education An association from Sibiu wishes to help disabled children from Mureș County to have the social assistance that they are entitled to by law. Children and young adults who go to school and have special educational needs have the right to a daily […]Read more

CASE #21 POLICE HARASSMENT

08/31/2016 | 21:15

Vulnerable group: women, people with disabilities Human rights category: #harassment #officialmisconduct Mrs. A lives in Mureş County and has a physical disability. On one of her medical visits to Cluj-Napoca she was stopped by bus ticket inspectors and escorted to the Police station, under the accusation that she refused to present an ID. Mrs. A. […]Read more

CASE #20 THE RIGHT TO MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

08/31/2016 | 21:12

Vulnerable group: children, persons with chronic illnesses Human rights category: #health #righttomedicalassistance Mr. M lives in Germany with his daughter who suffers from heart disease. In 2010, when they were living in Galați and his daughter was under-aged, he requested a heart transplant be performed abroad for his daughter, through the E112 Form of the […]Read more

CASE #19 SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST A MINOR

08/31/2016 | 21:11

Vulnerable group: children, women Human rights category: #violenceagainstwomen #sexualviolence In the summer of 2015, C. was 16 years old and living in a foster care center in Galați County. After having sexual relations with a 23 year-old man, he blackmailed her and coerced her to send him intimate photos. Under the threat of making the […]Read more

CASE #18 THE RIGHT TO A PERSONAL CAREGIVER FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

08/31/2016 | 21:10

Vulnerable group: elderly, persons with chronic and professional illnesses Human rights category: #health #personalcaregiver Mr. C and his wife are elderly people and they live in Mureş County. He suffers from Parkinson disease and his wife is his main caretaker. The law allows his wife to be hired as her husband’s personal caregiver, but only […]Read more

Case #17 Living conditions, Elderly people

08/31/2016 | 21:26

Vulnerable group: elderly people Human rights category: #livingconditions Mr G. is retired and finds himself at risk of not being able to cover subsistence expenses, as he has no income. His two sons refuse to help him, although they have the financial means to do so. Based on the provisions of the New Civil Code, parents […]Read more

CASE #16 ACCESS TO EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

08/31/2016 | 21:07

Vulnerable group: children, people with disabilities Human rights category: #disability #education Unheard Voices Association (Asociația Voci Neauzite) from Cluj-Napoca offers support for disabled children’s right to education. They have documented the cases of 12 children who are discriminated against at school and whose rights to education and transportation are not respected by the public institutions […]Read more

CASE #15 INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT

08/31/2016 | 21:06

Vulnerable group: people with chronic and professional illnesses Human rights category: #involuntarycommitment Mr. T lives in Cluj-Napoca. He was diagnosed with schizophrenia and, for the last few months, against his parents’ advice, has chosen to follow an alternative treatment. As a result, Mr. T was hospitalized without his consent for two weeks in the restricted […]Read more

CASE #14 VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, HARASSEMENT

08/31/2016 | 21:04

Vulnerable group: women Human rights category: #violenceagainstwomen #harassment   Mrs. A lives in Braşov and is the mother of two underaged children. When she attempted to separate from her partner, he became abusive, threatened her and tried to kidnap her. Fortunately, passersby came to her rescue and accompanied her to the Police station to have […]Read more

CASE #13 ACCESS TO EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

08/31/2016 | 21:03

Vulnerable group: children, people with chronic and professional illnesses Human rights category: #education Mrs. L lives in Dej and has two children. One of them, a little girl with autism, is enrolled in school but her parents decided to homeschool her. This was the solution that Mrs. L deemed appropriate given the school’s schedule and […]Read more

CASE #12 PARENTAL RIGHTS

08/31/2016 | 21:01

Vulnerable group: women, children Human rights category: #parentalrights After a relationship that lasted until April 2014, Mrs. C became the mother of a little girl. The father refused to meet the girl and be involved in her upbringing, although he is compelled to by the law as the biological father. Mrs. C lives in Mureş […]Read more

CASE #11 PARENTAL RIGHTS

08/31/2016 | 21:00

Vulnerable group: children, families at risk Human rights category: #parentalrights Spanish authorities have decided to take into the state’s custody two Romanian children living in Spain. At the time, they were being cared for by their maternal grandmother, as their mother was temporarily in Romania and their father in prison. Romanian authorities have repeatedly asked […]Read more

CASE #10 PARENTAL RIGHTS

08/31/2016 | 20:59

Vulnerable group: women, children Human rights category: #parentalrights Mrs. V lives in Mureş County and is the mother of a child whose custody has been given to the father. The father does not live in Romania, he works abroad, and the child is raised by the paternal grandparents. Mrs. V wants to regain the custody […]Read more

CASE #9 DETENTION CONDITIONS

08/31/2016 | 19:48

Vulnerable group: detainees Human rights category: #detentionconditions Mrs. T is the mother of a young Romanian man who, together with his friend, has been sentenced to 23 years and a half in a Turkish prison for fraud. They wish to be repatriated to Romania to serve the rest of their sentence in their home country, […]Read more

CASE #8 ACCESSIBILITY OF PUBLIC SPACES

08/31/2016 | 19:46

Vulnerable group: people with disabilities Human rights category: #accessibility A number of NGOs from Bucharest, among which OPTAR and ActiveWatch, have taken action against the lack of proper accessibility of public spaces for disabled people. Although there is a law stipulating the construction standards and facilities for disabled people which civil buildings and urban public […]Read more

CASE #7 DISCRIMINATION AGAINST ROMA, HOUSING RIGHTS

08/31/2016 | 19:43

Vulnerable groups: Roma Human rights category: #discrimination #housingrights Mrs. D lives in Cluj-Napoca together with her mother, husband, siblings, children and nephews (a total of 10 people) in an apartment building. As early as 2007, Mrs. D’s mother has suspected the building administrator of miscalculating their maintenance expenses and their penalties.  An inspection conducted by […]Read more

CASE #6 HOUSING RIGHTS

08/31/2016 | 19:37

Vulnerable group: elderly people Human rights category: #housingrights Mr. O lives in Cluj-Napoca, but he is facing homelessness as a result of his home being on the verge of foreclosure. Due to his inability to pay the CEC bank credit he has taken for the property, the latter was sold for a price much lower […]Read more

CASE #5 FORCED EVICTIONS

08/31/2016 | 19:35

Vulnerable group: Roma Human rights category: #housingrights #forcedevictions Several Roma families from Cluj-Napoca –approximately 80 people – are in danger of being forcibly evicted. They live in a building around which they have constructed informal settlements. The legal status of the building is unclear, given that some of the apartments have purchase agreements and registration […]Read more

CASE #4 RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION

08/31/2016 | 19:29

Vulnerable group: women, religious minorities Human rights category: #discrimination Mrs. V is threatened and harassed at her workplace due to her being a Muslim. She works in a demanding environment with severely disabled people in Constanța County, her harasser being an Orthodox priest. Mrs. G has been frequently subjected to disciplinary investigations despite her claiming […]Read more

CASE #3 FAIR TRIAL

08/31/2016 | 19:25

Vulnerable group: women, eldery people Human rights category: #fairtrial Mrs. M is a widow who resides in the rural area of Cluj County, and does not have any source of income. In 2013 one of her sons was murdered, and shortly after her husband passed away as a result of the grief and pain. The […]Read more

CASE #2 VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

08/31/2016 | 19:23

Vulnerable group: women Human rights category: #violenceagainstwomen Mrs. G lives in Râmnicu Vâlcea and she is a victim of the ceaseless aggression perpetuated by her brother. He is currently under psychiatric treatment and has been prohibited from consuming alcohol, interdiction which he does not abide to. Mrs. G is not the sole victim, as her […]Read more

CASE #1 VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

08/31/2016 | 19:21

Vulnerable group: women Human rights category: #violenceagainstwomen Mrs. D and her former partner lived together for 4 months in Călăraşi County, during which time she was subjected to physical violence. Mrs. D was threatened by her former partner as well as his friends, so that now she fears for her own safety and the safety […]Read more

The Right to a Personal Assistant of People with Disabilities – a Guarantee of the Right to Live in Community

04/17/2016 | 19:50

Mr. M is 65. He has suffered from bipolar disorder from an early age and was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and mixed dementia later in life. As of 2010, his condition has worsened and he is now unable to carry out even basic tasks. Mrs. M, his wife, is the one who looks after him day and night and makes sure he is properly […]Read more

Access to education children with disabilities

03/15/2016 | 17:03

A.S. is the mother of a child with multiple disabilities, Cătălin, living in Cluj county. Every day, A.S. and her boy wake up at 5.45 a.m. in order to get to school on time, in the city of Cluj-Napoca. The two get back home at 9 p.m., very tired after having changed several means of […]Read more

Forced evictions

11/23/2015 | 14:56

A complex case which has recently attracted ACTEDO’s attention is that of several families in the city of Cluj-Napoca, almost 80 people in total, who are at risk of being forcefully evicted from the houses they have been living in for many years and becoming homeless. Their precarious housing situation, coupled with the fact that […]Read more