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Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2017: three nominees to be shortlisted in Prague

The Selection Panel of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize will meet on 29 August in Prague to determine a shortlist of three nominees from among the candidatures received. The 2017 prizewinner will be announced on 9 October in Strasbourg. More

Rapporteur on Interpol Abuses, condemns Red Notice against Dogan Akhanli

"I condemn the Red Notice against Dogan Akhanli requested by Turkey and invite Interpol to re-examine it in light of the rules outlawing politically-motivated interventions and to delete the Notice as appropriate”, Bernd Fabritius said. More

PACE deplores ‘senseless violence’ in Barcelona

Sir Roger Gale, the most senior Vice-President of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), has strongly condemned yesterday’s terror attack in Barcelona, in which 13 people were killed and many dozens hurt. More

Petra De Sutter: “high time for a debate on new genetic technologies”

Petra De Sutter today underlined the urgency of taking a clear position on the practical use of new genetic technologies following the publication of a new study in the journal Nature. More