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Co-rapporteurs express concern at the detention and conviction of protesters including Alexei Navalny

The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of the Russian Federation, Theodora Bakoyannis and Liliane Maury Pasquier expressed their concern at the arrest and detention of protesters following country-wide anti-corruption protests. More

Co-rapporteurs carry out a monitoring visit to Georgia

The Georgian Parliament © Shutterstock Boriss Cilevics (Latvia, SOC) and Kerstin Lundgren (Sweden, ALDE), co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Georgia, are to make a fact-finding visit to the country from 28 to 30 March. More

The Monitoring Committee calls for the monitoring procedure in respect of Turkey to be re-opened

The committee has called for the monitoring procedure in respect of Turkey to be re-opened in order to strengthen its co-operation with the Turkish authorities and all forces in the country and thus ensure respect for fundamental freedoms. More

PACE monitors call for ‘renewed impetus’ towards reform in Azerbaijan

It is essential to give “renewed impetus” to the reform processes in Azerbaijan and to pursue dialogue with the authorities, PACE’s monitoring co-rapporteurs have said following a recent visit to the country (12-14 January 2017). More

Georgia: co-rapporteurs urge all stakeholders to ensure media pluralism

The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Georgia, Boriss Cilevics and Kerstin Lundgren, took note of the Supreme Court judgment and expressed their concern about the possible consequences on the pluralism of the media environment. More

Albania: monitoring co-rapporteurs end visit

The visit of the PACE monitoring co-rapporteurs for Albania, Andrej Hunko and Joseph O'Reilly, took place against the background of the Democratic Party’s protests and boycott of the work of parliament. More