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Spring session: addresses by the Prime Ministers of Armenia and Georgia

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe holds its spring session in Strasbourg on 8 to 12 April 2019, with addresses expected by the Prime Ministers of Armenia and Georgia. More

Improving follow-up to CPT recommendations

PACE called the national parliaments to react promptly to CPT reports concerning their country, by holding their governments to account for the timely implementation of CPT recommendations. More

Deprivation of nationality as an anti-terror measure may be ‘at odds with human rights’

The deprivation of nationality in the context of counter-terrorism strategies is “a drastic measure which can be extremely socially divisive” and may be “at odds with human rights”, according to PACE. More

The situation of opposition politicians in Turkey is worsening, says PACE

Following an urgent debate, PACE noted 'the worsening of the situation of opposition politicians in Turkey' and called on the Turkish authorities to respect fully their rights and freedoms of expression, association and assembly. More

PACE urges Russia to release Ukrainian servicemen, ensure free passage in the Sea of Azov and Kerch Strait

The Parliamentary Assembly has urged Russia to immediately release Ukrainian servicemen, to ensure freedom of passage in the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait, and to refrain from violence in the area. More

PACE reviews progress of states under monitoring in 2018

Adopting a resolution on the basis of a report by Sir Roger Gale which take stock of the monitoring activities in 2018, the Assembly welcomed progress made or expressed concern, as well as making specific recommendations. More