A convinced militant for justice, equity and social progress, Mihail Cotorobai was the man who was not afraid to tell the truth and to plead firmly for the primacy of law, human rights and the democratization of society. Deputy in the first Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, was the basis for bu ...6 January 2021
The Government reorganizes the People’s Advocate Office without informing and consulting the People’s Advocate. The Ombudsman describes this act as a flagrant defiance of the principles of decision-making transparency, a procedure indispensable for a democratic state.
Yesterday, during the Government meeting, it was voted a draft law that provides for the establishment of the position of public dignity - the People's Advocate for Entrepreneurs' Rights. He will be appointed by the Parliament and will work in the People's Advocate Office, but will be autonomous fro ...6 November 2020
The People’s Advocate strongly condemns the use of hate speech in public debates, warning that it leads to violence and hate crimes and prejudice.
The People's Advocate strongly condemns the use of hate speech in public debates, warning that it leads to violence and hate crimes and prejudice. The Ombudsman's attitude comes as a result of the intensification of cases of hate speech and denigration during the current presidential election campa ...4 November 2020
The People’s Advocate strongly condemns the attacks on civil society in the Republic of Moldova and reaffirms its particularly important role in a democratic and legal state.
The People's Advocate, Mihail Cotorobai, condemns any attempts to denigrate and intimidate the representatives of the associative sector in the Republic of Moldova. Even if the arguments invoked are not likely to affect the credibility of civil society, to raise doubts about the performance and cont ...22 October 2020
The People’s Advocate disagrees with the proposals of establishment the obligation of secondment health professionals or recalling them from annual leave without their consent
The People's Advocate calls on the deputies to refrain from adopting the draft law amending the Labour Code, which was examined at the Government meeting of June 17, 2020. The draft in question establishes the right of employers to order the secondment and / or recalling the staff of medical sanitar ...22 June 2020
The Ministry of Justice considers inappropriate to promote amnesty or pardon for the release of detainees in order to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in prisons.
This is mentioned in the return message to the recommendation of the People's Advocate of April 8 of this year regarding the release of certain categories of detainees in order to reduce the prison population and prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection in places of deprivation of liberty. It i ...22 June 2020
The People’s Advocate urges the authorities and the population to make a solidarity effort to overcome the health crisis
The People's Advocate, Mihail Cotorobai, is alarmed by the worsening of the epidemiological situation in the country and the catastrophic situation of the health system more than three months after the beginning of the health crisis in the Republic of Moldova. The dramatic increase in the number o ...12 June 2020
The People’s Advocate subscribes to the Appeal of several NGOs regarding the need to urgently finalize the draft law no. 301 regarding the regulation of crimes based on prejudice
The People's Advocate subscribes to the Appeal of several NGOs regarding the need to urgently finalize the draft law no. 301 regarding the regulation of crimes based on prejudice In the last two years, the People's Advocate and civil society have repeatedly drawn attention upon the fact that hat ...10 June 2020
Statement of the People’s Advocate as regards the Addressing of the Synod of the Moldovan Orthodox Church on the legality of a possible compulsory vaccination against the SARS-COVID-19 virus
The People's Advocate is concerned about the position adopted by the Synod of the Moldovan Orthodox Church regarding vaccination against COVID-19 and the requests made in this context to the authorities. Thus, in an address to the country's leadership, the Metropolis of Chisinau and All Moldova call ...21 May 2020
People’s Advocates: If the epidemic spreads in prisons, it will be very difficult to manage the situation
The People's Advocates and the members of the Council for the Prevention of Torture welcome and support the approach of the civil society1 regarding the extension of the measures for the prevention of the COVID-19 virus in detention facilities after the termination of the state of emergency. Peopl ...15 May 2020