On 22 December 2010, the European Commission released its report on “The Memory of the Crimes Committed by Totalitarian Regimes in Europe” to the European Parliament and Council. A technical piece coordinated by Prof. Carlos Closa, the report is based on country reports, including one on Romania (some 170 pages long) that I authored in 2009. The country reports on Eastern Europe discuss the reckoning with the communist and Nazi pasts, provide updated figures of victims and victimizers, and include complete lists of transitional justice legislation and court cases. The Closa report is available at: http://ec.europa.eu/commission_2010-2014/reding/pdf/com(2010)_873_1_en_act_part1_v61.pdf.

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