Aftenbladet & Fædrelandsvennen (Norway) | Romania, the Country of Silent Tears

From the left: Gabriela Butnaru (13), Lavinia Tihulca (13), Mihaela Butnaru (33) crying at revisiting feelings of separation. Credit: Johnny Green - Investigate Europe, July 17 2017, Liteni, Iași, Romania

Economic migrant families from Romania have been struggling for their dignity in the absence of sustainable local employment and wages adapted to reality. They’ve paid for decent earnings with toil, painkillers, anxiety and emotional phone calls across Europe. But worst of all, with tears of the nation’s children.

Read the original article in Norwegian (paid content) as it was published by Aftenbladet and Fædrelandsvennen, two of Investigate Europe’s media partners in Norway.

Read also the original version of the story in English as it was published by The Black Sea,  Investigate Europe’s media partner in Romania.