Update to ROM20550.E of 18 May 1995 and ROM21254.E of 7 July 1995 on the remedies available to women who have been sexually assaulted by police or Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) officers, and on any provisions for disciplining these officers (January 1998 - June 1999) [ROM32060.E]

No references to women in Romania who have been sexually assaulted by police or SRI officers could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

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 sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Electronic sources: IRB databases, Internet, NEXIS/LEXIS, REFWORLD, WNC.

Resource Centre country file on Romania. January 1998 - April 1999.

Transitions [Prague]. May 1998 - March 1999.

WIN NEWS [Lexington, Mass.]. Winter 1998 - Winter 1999.