“Truth’s onward march continues in the case of the illegal CIA detentions”

“Seven years ago, Dick Marty made his a presentation of credible evidence about the existence of secret CIA prisons in Poland and Romania. His statements were confirmed, as witness the judgments of the Court", Anne Brasseur said. More

General rapporteur on abolition of the death penalty concerned about the latest execution in the United States

Marietta Karamanli, general rapporteur of the PACE on the abolition of the death penalty, said that she stood aghast at news of what appears to have been yet another botched execution in the United States. More

Presidential election in Turkey: statement by the PACE pre-electoral delegation

A six-member(*) cross-party delegation of the PACE was in Ankara on 21 and 22 July, at the invitation of the Turkish delegation to the PACE, for a pre-electoral visit ahead of the 10 August 2014 presidential election. More

The Plaque of Honour will be awarded to the city of Łódź

Łódź, the third largest city in Poland, will be awarded the Plaque of Honour of the Council of Europe on Friday 25 July. Edeltraud Gatterer, honorary member of the PACE and former Austrian Deputy will present the Plaque to the Mayor. More

Plane crash: PACE President urges Ukrainian and Russian Speakers to fully co-operate

PACE President called for a quick launch of the international investigation and urged the Speakers of Russian and Ukrainian Parliament to ensure that the members of Parliament of both countries fully co-operate. More

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