Valeriu Mițul

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Valeriu Miţul
Mayor of Corjova
Assumed office
Moldovan local election, 1995
Personal details
Religion Eastern Orthodoxy

Valeriu Miţul is a Transnistrian Moldovan politician, opponent of the separatist regime actually in power in Transnistria.

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He is a participant in the 1992 War of Transnistria on behalf of Moldovan governmental forces and currently is the mayor of Corjova village, considered by separatist authorities as a suburb of Dubăsari.

As result of his opposition against authorities from Tiraspol, he was arrested several times by Transnistrian police, last time on 13 May 2007.[1]

He was elected mayor of Corjova at Moldovan local election, 2003, when was a candidate for the mayor of commune function from the ASLMN part. Valeriu Miţul was in the same time president of an association of disabled war veterans from the Nistru river. The members of this association decided to organize a Sunday concert. Shortly after the start of the concert the police arrived, which obeyed the proceeding of manifestation until after elections, the local being sealed up. Also about this case was stated the mission Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. A representative of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe went in one Sunday to the Corjova commune and was witness of one new interdiction of concert proceeding. It was a violation of the right of free assembly, provided by art. 40 of constitution and the right to campaign for election of Valeriu Miţul provided by art. 47, paragraph 1, in Electoral Code.[2]

During the Moldovan municipal elections on June 3, 2007, the Transnistrian authorities prevented the inhabitants of Corjova from participating in the elections. Corjova's mayor, Valeriu Miţul, - who was up for re-election - received death threats.[3][4]

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