Justice Ministry

Justice Ministry to propose stripping former minister Toader of Venice Commission membership

The Justice Ministry announced on Tuesday that it will propose to the government stripping former Justice Minister Tudorel Toader of Venice Commission membership following the implications of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) judgement against Romania in a case that involved the dismissal from office of former chief prosecutor with the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) Laura Co

Third COVID-19 case at Justice Ministry; employees to work from home

The Ministry of Justice announced on Monday that from Tuesday its employees will work from home after a third employee has been confirmed with the novel coronavirus. "From Tuesday, the Ministry of Justice will switch to teleworking throughout April 21, following the confirmation of a third COVID-19 case among the ministry's apparatus.

Turkey’s Justice Ministry readies plan for prisoners’ release

The Justice Ministry has prepared a plan that is designed to oversee the release of some 90,000 inmates from the country's prisons under a bill, which seeks making amendments in the criminal execution law.

The bill, which was recently submitted to parliament, is part of the wider measures the government has taken in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Croatia Frees Serbian War Criminal ‘Captain Dragan’

Former Serbian paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, alias Captain Dragan, who was convicted of committing war crimes against Croatian civilians and prisoners of war in 1991, was released from Lepoglava prison in northern Croatia on Saturday morning after serving his 13-and-a-half-year sentence.