Romanian government forbids all languages except Romanian

From Censorpedia
Revision as of 20:17, 20 July 2011 by (username removed)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Date: 1995 - 2005 [[:Category:|]] [[:Category:|]]

Region: Europe [[:Category:|]] [[:Category:|{location3}]]

Subject: Racial/Ethnic [[:Category:|]] [[:Category:|]]

Medium: Textbook Literature Public Art


Artist: Romanian educators


Confronting Bodies: Romanian government


Dates of Action: December 1997


Location: Romania


Description of Artwork: Any educational material or speech taught in Romanian schools.

The Incident: In December 1997 the Romanian Senate passed amendments to their education law forbidding the instruction of history and geography in any language but Romanian. In addition, the law forbade universities from teaching in any minority languages.

Results of Incident: The Romanian language is compulsory in all schools throughout the country.

Source: Index on Censorship, 2/97 [[Category:]] [[Category:]] [[Category:]] [[Category:]] [[Category:]] [[Category:]]