Romania’s efforts in the fight against corruption may not be effective if they increase mistrust in political figures and institutions.
LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
(05 Jul 2012)
Clara Volintiru looks at the recent indictment of Romania’s former prime minister on corruption charges. Whilst it is undoubtedly positive to pursue justice for corrupt politicians, there is a dilemma in how to tackle corruption and other sources of institutional mistrust, when questionable and selective prosecutions may reinforce this distrust.
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