17 October 2003 Declaring Moldova’s penitentiaries overcrowded, Moldovan Premier Vasile Tarlev asked the Justice Ministry on 15 October to “reduce the number of detainees from 11,000 down to 7,000.” The amnesty of several thousand inmates, he said, would have a positive effect, particularly on the country’s economic and financial situation. “The Justice Ministry should especially […]

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