Republic of Moldova

Citizenship and Country Documents

US Government Reports
  • State Department - Country Documents
  • Library of Congress - Law Library of Congress (LLOC)
    • Family Reunification Laws in Selected Jurisdictions - July 2014 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Citizenship and Nationalality - March 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MDA104116.E - Residence registration system; official procedures to change residence; whether registration is required to access government services; whether there is a database of residence registration information and who has access to it - June 2012 (PDF)
    • MDA100828.E - The Moldovan President's decree regarding the procedure initiated for the population located in Transnistria to get Moldovan citizenship and Moldovan passport free of charge. - Feb. 2006 (PDF)
    • ZZZ43481.E - Moldova and Russia: Whether a holder of Ukrainian citizenship, born in Tiraspol,
      could return to Tiraspol and acquire Russian citizenship (2005) - April 2005 (PDF)

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Children

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Children - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • Department of Labor - Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor - 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF),  2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports Non-Government Organization Reports

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Corruption

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Corruption and Lack of Transparency in Government - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MDA100694.E - Victims of organized crime and state protection available to them; corrupt police in organized crime and reports of organized crime targeting police; state protection available to former organized crime members who leave the organized crime "ring" (2000 - 2006). - Feb 2006 (PDF)

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Disabilities

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Persons with Disabilities - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

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Elections

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Elections - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Election - March 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - National/Racial/Ethnic Minorities - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Key Documents - Ethnic Groups - September 2008 (PDF)
  • UK Home Office Report - Ethnic Groups - March 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Overview (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Ethnic Ukrainians

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Ethnic Ukrainians - March 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Ethnic Russians/Russian Speakers

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Ethnic Russians/Russian Speakers - March 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MDA103364.E - Russian student organizations, particularly the League of Russian Students; their goals, activities and treatment by the authorities. - May 2010 (PDF)
Non-Government Organizations

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Gaugazians

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Gaugazians - March 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Gagauz (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Bulgarians

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Bulgarians - March 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Roma

Foreign Government Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Jews

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Anti-Semitism - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Jews - March 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MDA100693.E - Treatment and public perception of Jews in Moldova and the availability of state protection to them - January 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Jews (PDF)

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Gender

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Women - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Key Documents - Violence and Discrimination against Women - September 2008 (PDF)
  • UK Home Office Report - Women - March 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MDA104108.E - Domestic violence, including legislation, state protection and services available to victims - July 2012 (PDF)
    • MDA100680.E - State protection available to female victims of domestic violence. - November 2005 (PDF)

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Human Rights

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Country Policy and Information Note Moldova: Human rights in Transnistria – June 2017 (PDF)
  • UK Home Office Key Documents - Human Rights - September 2008 (PDF)
  • UK Home Office Country Report - Human Rights - March 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International - 2018 (PDF), 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)
  • Amnesty International
    • Towards Equality - Discrimination in Moldova - Sept. 2012 (PDF)
    • Combating Torture and Ill-treatment in Moldova - April 2012 (PDF)
    • Torture, discrimination and Impunity - Oct. 2011 (PDF)
    • Amnesty International's Concerns Relating to Policing During and After the Events of 7 April 2009 - April 2009 (PDF)
  • Freedom House - 2017, 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • Freedom House
  • Ireland Refugee Documentation Center
    • Treatment of those who are opposed to the communist regime. - March 2010 (PDF)

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Justice System

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Arbitrary Arrest or Detention - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Key Documents - Police Abuse - September 2008 (PDF)
  • UK Home Office Report - Judiciary - March 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • Issue Paper - State Protection - March 1995 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International
    • Amnesty International's Concerns Relating to Policing During and After the Events of 7 April 2009 - April 2009 (PDF)
  • Ireland Refugee Documentation Center
    • Information on the extent of power of criminal gangs in Moldova and extent of problems for police regarding criminal gangs in Moldova. - June 2009 (PDF)
    • Any recent information on Police Corruption in Moldova; in particular allegations in respect of unlawful detention and unlawful beatings by members of the Police. - March 2009 (PDF)

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Law

  • Law on Asylum in the Republic of Moldova - No. 270-XVI of 18.12.2008 - 2009 (PDF)
  • Electoral Code - Law No 1381-XIII of 21.11.97 - 2007 (PDF)
  • Law on ensuring equal opportunities for women and men - No. 5-XVI of 9 - 2006 (PDF)
  • Law on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings - No. 241-XVI - 2005 (PDF)
  • Law on the Status of Refugees - 2002 (PDF)
  • Draft Law on Combating Extremist Activity - Draft Law (PDF)

US Government Reports

  • Library of Congress - Law Library of Congress (LLOC)
    • Family Reunification Laws in Selected Jurisdictions - July 2014 (PDF)

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Maps


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Medical Availability

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Medical Issues - March 2006 (PDF)

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Political Figures and Parties

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Political Organizations and other groups - March 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MDA100695.E - Popular Front political party, including number of elected officials, party platform, treatment of members and supporters, availability of state protection for members and supporters. - November 2005 (PDF)
    • ZZZ43239.E - Duties of an Honorary Consul representing Latvia in Moldova; scope of authority; type of assistance and information provided by Honorary Consul; whether an Honorary Consul was responsible for issuing Latvian visas, if so, under which circumstances. - January 2005 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Ireland Refugee Documentation Center
    • Up to date information regarding the position of the communist party in Moldova. Information on the current political situation in Moldova. - Feb 2011 (PDF)

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Refugees / IDPs

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Protection of Refugees - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Treatment of Asylum Seekers - March 2006 (PDF)

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Religion

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Freedom of Religion - March 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MDA42794.E - Information on the treatment of Seventh Day Adventists by authorities and society; whether state protection is available. - July 2004 (PDF)
    • MDA100693.E - Treatment and public perception of Jews in Moldova and the availability of state protection to them. - January 2006 (PDF)

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Sexual Orientation

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Sexual Orientation - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Key Documents - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Persons - September 2008 (PDF)
  • UK Home Office Report - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Persons - March 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MDA103504.FE - The situation regarding gay men and lesbians, including the laws on homosexuality, the treatment of gay men and lesbians, protection offered by the State and the existence of support services (2008 - June 2010). - June 2010 (PDF)
    • MDA100692.E - The treatment and public perception of homosexuals in Moldova, the availability of state protection, and the existence of state programs to protect their human rights. - January 2006 (PDF)

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Specific Country Issues

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Speech / Press / Internet

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Freedom of Speech and Press - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Freedom of Speech and Media - March 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Timeline

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Key Documents - Recent Events and Political Developments - September 2008 (PDF)
  • UK Home Office Report - Chronology of Major Events - March 2006 (PDF)
Media

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Trafficking

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Key Documents - Trafficking - September 2008 (PDF)
  • UK Home Office Report - Trafficking - March 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Ireland Refugee Documentation Center
    • Information on victims of trafficking, including information regarding state protection to returned victims. - May 2010 (PDF)

Intergovernmental Organization Reports

  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Global Report on Trafficking in Persons - Eastern Europe and Central Asia - 2016 (PDF)

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Terrorism

Not Available


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Torture

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment -2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF) 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF),

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International
    • Combating Torture and Ill-treatment in Moldova - April 2012 (PDF)
    • Torture, discrimination and Impunity - Oct. 2011 (PDF)

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Updated July 12, 2018

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