The Bivolaru case is again in the centre of European attention, challenging the EU-collaboration as one country, Romania, continues a persecution that another EU-member state protects the refugee from.
Taking in consideration the unicity of the Bivolaru’s case, the question about Mr Bivolaru situation was addressed in different occasions at the European level including to the former president of the commission Jose Manuel Barosso, and also to the former vice-presidents Viviane Reding and Cecilia Malmstrom., .
This film from 2015 presents background of the persecutions as well as perspectives on how to handle today's unique situation.
The film includes statements of
President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barrosso
Vice president of the European Commmission, Viviane Reding
Professor of International Law, Lucia Rossi
Political scientist, writer and founder of Helsinki Committee in Romania, Gabriel Andreescu
Lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights, Gregory Tuan
Romanian Military Brigadier, Dan Voinea
Director of Human Rights Without Frontiers, Willy Fautré
Representative of Gregorian Bivolaru and MISA, Mihai Advaita Stoian