The situation in Moldova is getting into strong tension. The persecution of the Shor Party and its members by the authorities led by President Maia Sandou, Under different accusations without concrete proof, is taking leads that violate the rule of law.
Following the imprisonment of a member of Parliament, Marina Tauber, the Shor Party sees the current persecution as a way to impeach the electoral campaign currently in place in ATU Gaugazia., being hold today, Sunday, May 14. Therefore, they have been addressing the Council of Europe, the International observers for the elections of the Council of Europe, the Congress of local public authorities and the OCDE/ODHIR in order to have these international organisations discussing the issue urgently.
The Republic of Moldova has been condemned and criticised by International organisations for the violation of the rule of law. Despite the situation being extremely tense, it is clear that for democracy the rule is imperative and its violation should not be happening at any cost. There are extraordinary moments where the rule of law can be paused in Western democracies. In other to apply that the state of urgency must be ignited by the authorities which is not the case in Moldova. President Sandu should be reminded by the EU that no matter how strong is the tension, the rule of law must always prevail. Pressure on the Shor party will not bring any peace to the country if discrimination is seen by the people.