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Sued for existing – ancient Romanian town on the frontline of the battle against ISDS

Today, the 6th of February 2019, the Romanian town of Roşia Montană celebrates its 1888th year of existence. Its Latin name, Alburnus Maior, was mentioned for the first time in a wooden-wax tablet dated from 6th February 131 AD. Over the past 20 years, residents have fought against a proposed multi-billion dollar mining project, which …