Trafficking in human organs in Kosovo: “Truth’s onward march continues also in this case”

I welcome that truth’s onward march continues in the case of trafficking in human organs in Kosovo, as well as in the case of the illegal CIA detentions, following the recent judgments of the Court, said Anne Brasseur. More

Children in Gaza are caught up in a war with no respect for their rights, says PACE rapporteur

“Whilst more and more children are dying and being wounded in Gaza, neither the two conflict parties, nor the international community are taking effective action to protect the most vulnerable in this conflict” said Stella Kyriakides. 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

Hostilities in the Gaza strip: violence will resolve nothing

The PACE President has expressed her deep concern over the escalation of conflict in Israel and the Gaza strip. She called on both sides to refrain from further bloodshed and finally agree on a sustainable peaceful solution.  More

The Istanbul Convention, a milestone for the protection of women from violence

The Istanbul Convention, which will enter into force on 1 August, is the most comprehensive instrument aiming at protecting women from violence,” said Gisela Wurm, in a press conference on 28 July in Vienna. More

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