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PACE co-rapporteurs: 'De-oligarchising' the Republic of Moldova should aim at consolidating state institutions

Egidijus Vareikis and Maryvonne Blondin, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Moldova, welcomed the steps taken to free state institutions from external and business influence, calling for their strengthening. More

Morocco: a rapporteur calls on the authorities not to apply the death penalty

Titus Corlăţean, rapporteur on the abolition of the death penalty, condemned the death sentences handed down recently in Morocco in the trial concerning the murder of two Scandinavian tourists in 2018. More

Liliane Maury Pasquier: ‘Hate speech and hate crimes are a gangrene on our societies’

“Hate speech and hate crimes are a gangrene on our societies, eating away at them from the inside,” said Liliane Maury Pasquier, in a statement to mark the European Day for Victims of Hate Crime. More

Monitoring visit by co-rapporteurs to the Republic of Moldova

Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) © Shutterstock Egidijus Vareikis and Maryvonne Blondin, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by the Republic of Moldova, will make a fact-finding visit to the country from 21 to 23 July. More

‘We need to talk’ – UN side-event hears moving testimony from Olympic gymnast

A high-level panel organised by the Social Affairs Committee at the UN in New York, has highlighted the urgent need to protect children who face sexual abuse from those in their “circle of trust”. More

Rapporteur strongly condemns death sentence issued in the Hamas-run Gaza strip

Titus Corlăţean, General Rapporteur on the abolition of the death penalty, has strongly condemned the death sentence recently issued in the Hamas-run Gaza strip (Palestinian Authority). More