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PACE co-rapporteurs carry out a monitoring visit to Georgia

Tbilisi (Georgia) © Shutterstock Kerstin Lundgren and Titus Corlăţean, co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Georgia, will make a fact-finding visit to Tbilisi on 20-22 November. More

Azerbaijan: new law ‘likely to harm’ profession of lawyer

Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, have expressed their concern at the adoption of the amendments to the law 'on advocates and advocacy'. More

Co-rapporteurs carry out a monitoring visit to Armenia

PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations by Armenia, will make a fact-finding visit to Yerevan on 6-7 November. Discussions will mainly focus on recent political developments and on-going reforms. More

Co-rapporteurs hopeful after release of 8 human rights defenders, dismayed by continued detention of AI Chair

“While we welcome the release of 8 human rights activists, we are dismayed by yesterday’s court decision to continue Amnesty International Turkey Chair Taner Kilic’s pre-trial detention,” said Marianne Mikko and Nigel Evans. More

Reforms a ‘litmus test’ for new authorities in Skopje

Skopje, ''l'ex-République yougoslave de Macédoine''  © Zefart The capacity to deliver reforms in line with Council of Europe standards will be 'a litmus test' for the new government, according to the co-rapporteurs for post-monitoring dialogue with “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”. 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