December 1982 - May 1983 Distribution of leaflets against
the Ceausescu dictatorship
# 7 May 1983 arrested and convicted at 10 years
in prison for "Propaganda against the Socialist Society"
# December 1984 - nominated "Prisoner of the month" by Amnesty
# 18 April 1986 released on due to international pressure
made by Amnesty International, Ligue pur Droit de l'Home, Radio
Free Europe etc, after detention in Rahova, Jilava and Aiud prisons
# 12 December 1987 - arrested for initiating a Referendum
on the leadership of Ceausescu
# 22 December 1987 - released after violent investigation,
due to international support Kept under permanent surveillance,
followed by 3 cars, 12 persons team and electronic listening
devices Gathering and sending information abroad, together
with my father and friends, about opposition actions and
groups as other political prisoners from the Aiud jail,
the "Romania Libera" group (Mihai Bacanu, Anton Uncu, Mihai
Creanga) etc. Permanent contacts with other political prisoners:
Ilie Ion, Gheorghe Nastasescu, Litoiu Nicolae, Manu Gheorghe,
Barabas Feri, Barabas Janos, Barabas Piroska, Borbely Erno,
Iancu Marin, Iulius Filip, Draghici Ion, Iuga Dumitru
# May 1988. organising the Trade Union "Libertatea" together
with other former political prisoners: Gheorghe Nastasescu,
Costica Purcaru, Iancu Marian, Totu Victor, Filip Iulius.
An Open Letter was sent by "Libertatea" to the European
Conference in Wien demanding Democratic freedom in Romania
# 21 December 1989 - Took part at the demonstrations against
# 22 December 1989 - (when Ceausescu's regime collapsed) arrested
in the morning 6.14 and released in the afternoon.
Founding member of Romanian Helsinki Commitee, Civic Aliance,
Group for Social Dialogue
# founding Member of the Group for Social Dialogue
# member of the Provisory Parliament - National Council of National
# founding member and co-chairman of the Romanian Helsinki Committee.
# Chairman of the Romanian Helsinki Committee, 1991, 1992
# awarded the FREEDOM Prise by the Poul Lauritzen Foundation,
# Chairman of the Group for Social Dialogue: 1991,1994 - prezent
# Reports on Human rights in Romania and in the Republic of Moldova.
# Got a "High 5 " from president Clinton, during his visit in
Romania July 1997