Gay rights Advocacy Group called "Deceneu" advocating for changes in Romanian law [ROM32767.E]

No mention of a Gay rights Advocacy Group called "Deceneu" could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate. An account Romania's history provided in a Website called "iRomania" refers to Deceneu as the great priest who, in the first century BC, helped Dacian King Buberista to found the kingdom of Dacia, in what is known today as Transylvania (1997).

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


Romania Website. 1997. [Accessed 1 October 1999]

Additional Sources Consulted

Electronic Sources:

Internet, IBR databases, LEXIS/NEXIS, REFWORLD, WNC.

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) Website.

Romania Action for Gay Men, Lesbians and Bisexuals (Romanian Gay Bars) Website.

Romanian LesBiGays Website.

Oral sources:

One oral source could not provide information within the request's time constraints.