Monica Lovinescu on her 100th birthday: A life for the resistance – Media

Those who opted for dissidence under the dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu could no longer feel safe anywhere. Opposition members who were in Romania were sent to prison, labor camps or psychiatric institutions. In exile, if they were lucky, they were “only” beaten to the point of hospitalization, often by mercenaries from the Securitate, which was an intelligence service and secret police in one.

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