The World from Berlin A 'Humiliating Show Trial' in Romania

Romania's parliament voted to suspend President Traian Basescu on Friday pending an impeachment referendum later this month. But observers say the country's new prime minister is seriously overstepping his bounds. The rule of law is in grave danger, say German commentators.
Romanian President Traian Basescu was suspended from office on Friday pending the results of an impeachment referendum at the end of this month.

Romanian President Traian Basescu was suspended from office on Friday pending the results of an impeachment referendum at the end of this month.

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-- Charles Hawley