Previously, the lower chamber of the Romanian Parliament started the procedure of granting autonomy to Sakasama the edge.

the Stated purpose of establishing autonomy – “protection of Hungarian national identity.” The authorities of Romania opposes autonomy for the székely. They refer to the Constitution, which States that “Romania is a national, sovereign and independent state, unitary and indivisible”.

missed According to the autonomy law, control Sekelsky edge should the Council of government, elected by universal suffrage, and a President who is elected every four years. Romanian and Hungarian languages in Sekasom region designated in the bill as an equal. Regulatory act permits the free use of Hungarian symbols in Sekasom region.

Székely known since medieval times as brave warriors, in the XVIII-XX centuries, in fact, stood at the head of the Transylvania region. In the Trianon Treaty of 1920, Transylvania became part of Romania from the Hungarian Kingdom. In the years 1952-1968, composed of socialist Romania was Autonomous Hungarian region, however, Nikolai Ceausescu, who fought against separatism during his reign it was abolished for administrative reform.

Only in modern Romania, there are about 670 thousand székely. Their movement for autonomy gained strength in the 1990-ies, and in 2009, the Congress of local authorities Segascope region were approved by the anthem, flag, coat of arms and boundaries of autonomy. The decisions of the congresses were not recognized as official in Bucharest.

In 2011, the organization of the Democratic Union of Hungarians of Romania, headed by the leader of the Transylvanian Hungarians Laszlo Telechem opened an office Segascope region in the European Parliament. Romania responded negatively, noting that the PA “does not have a legitimate reason”.

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Jennifer Alvarez is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.