Engineer at the Research and Design Institute for Systematization, Housing and Local Administration. Arrested on the 21st of September 1985, after the Securitate (The Romanian Political Police) discovered his journal with notes against the communist regime. He was accused of calumniating the Party leaders and the State authorities, of having relations with the “reactionary emigration” and with Radio “Free Europe”. He was also accused by illegal possession of foreign currency. From September until November 1985 he was interrogated in the arrest of the General Inspectorate of Militia in Bucharest. Because during the interrogations he was brutally beaten, on the 17th of November 1985, he is taken to Jilava Penitentiary’s hospital, where he died shortly after.


  • Title: Gheorghe Ursu
  • Location: Sighetu Marmaţiei, România

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