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The progress of the Assembly’s monitoring procedure (September 2015-December 2016) and the periodic review of the honouring of obligations by Austria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France and Germany

Amendment No. 10 | Doc. 14213 Part 1 | 25 January 2017

Mr Tiny KOX, Netherlands, UEL ; Mr Boriss CILEVIČS, Latvia, SOC ; Mr Yves CRUCHTEN, Luxembourg, SOC ; Ms Kerstin LUNDGREN, Sweden, ALDE ; Mr Nikolaj VILLUMSEN, Denmark, UEL
2017 - First part-session
In the draft resolution, replace paragraph 11.3 with the following paragraph:

"the Azerbaijani authorities to reform the legislation and practice regarding NGOs, in line with Council of Europe standards and norms and with opinions of the Venice Commission; to continue the release of journalists and NGO and political activists whose incarceration has raised concerns with regards to possible political motivation and challenges to a fair trial, as foreseen in the European Convention on Human Rights (ETS No. 5); to refrain from harassing and arresting human rights defenders, activists and journalists and to guarantee an environment conducive to carrying out their legitimate activities; to fully implement without further delay the judgments of European Court of Human Rights in conformity with the resolutions of the Committee of Ministers and in particular in the case of Ilgar Mammadov v. Azerbaijan;"