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President strongly condemns the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana

Stella Kyriakides, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, has condemned the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, known for her investigative work on corruption. More

Ahead of meeting with EU counterparts, rapporteur underlines suffering of migrants separated from their families

Ulla Sandbæk, rapporteur on family reunification for migrants and refugees, speaking ahead of a meeting with EU officials, has underlined the suffering that migrants can experience if they are separated from their families. More

Kyrgyzstan presidential election provides for orderly transfer of power

The 15 October presidential election in Kyrgyzstan contributed to the strengthening of democratic institutions by providing for an orderly transfer of power from one elected president to another, the international observers concluded today. More

Involving young people in the fight against corruption

“Young people have an important role to play in the fight against corruption by bringing a new culture of integrity”, PACE has stated, calling on national authorities to involve youth organisations in implementing anti-corruption policies. More

Call for referral of Mammadov case to the Strasbourg Court ‘as soon as possible’ on question of whether Azerbaijan has failed to abide by the judgment

The European Court of Human Rights The Bureau of the Assembly calls on High Contracting Parties to the European Convention on Human Rights to apply, as soon as possible, the procedure foreseen under Article 46.4 of the Convention in the Mammadov case. More

PACE monitors call for charges against human rights activists in Turkey to be dropped, urge their release

Parliamentary Assembly co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Turkey, Marianne Mikko and Nigel Evans, have reacted to the publication of the indictment against human rights activists in Turkey. More