Romania

Romania reopens door on brutal communist era

Romanian authorities have begun filing genocide charges against officials allegedly behind communist-era crimes. But critics say that prosecutors are aiming too low.

Romanian orphans fend for themselves

Two decades after conditions in Romania’s orphanages shocked the world, institutionalized children are still left to fend for themselves when they leave.

Romanian orphans face challenges decades after adoption

Americans rushed to rescue children from terrible conditions after the fall of communism. Twenty years on, adopted orphans are finding their damage has been permanent.