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RSC Editorial
Picture circulated of Muhammad Baraa Kadek (Riyan Meshal) by IS supporters
January 10, 2017

Romania’s corruption fight is a smokescreen to weaken its democracy

by
Henry Jackson Society

Originally published in the Guardian.

by David Clark

The recent rise of the populist right in Hungary and Poland has raised the alarm about the future of democracy in Europe, as constitutional safeguards, media pluralism and civil society come under sustained attack.

But there is another threat hiding in plain sight: the abuse of anti-corruption laws in Romania, a country often lauded as an example of successful reform in central and eastern Europe.

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