Back All the news

Terror in the UK – victims to speak in Strasbourg

Three personalities who have suffered in different ways from recent terror attacks in the United Kingdom, yet work to counter extremism, are to address a special hearing of Political Affairs Committee in Strasbourg, on Wednesday 28 June. More

Statement by PACE monitors after their visit to Azerbaijan

The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan by PACE, Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda, visited Baku from 12 to 14 June. They discussed respect for human rights in Azerbaijan. More

PACE to observe the parliamentary elections in Albania

A PACE delegation, led by Paolo Corsini, will travel to Albania from 23 to 26 June to observe the conduct of the parliamentary elections, alongside observers from other international organisations. More

Rapporteur calls for release of Azerbaijani journalist Afqan Mukhtarli

Volodymyr Ariev, PACE General Rapporteur on Media Freedom and the Safety of Journalists, has expressed concern at the fate of journalist Afqan Mukhtarli, who was reported missing in Tbilisi on 29 May. More

World Refugee Day: European countries should host people in need of protection

“European countries should make more of an effort to receive and host people in need of international protection in a dignified way," said Sahiba Gafarova, speaking on World Refugee Day. More

London terror attack: a heinous hate crime, says Political Committee head

“Last night, Europe witnessed yet another attack against innocent people, a group of Muslim worshippers who were hurt by a van as they left a London mosque,” said Mogens Jensen, Chair of the Political Affairs Committee. More