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Should politicians be prosecuted for statements made in the exercise of their mandate?

Amendment No. 8 | Doc. 15307 | 18 June 2021

Committee
Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination
Origin
2021 - Third part-session
In the draft resolution, after paragraph 9.3.6, insert the following paragraph:

"implement these recommendations according to the principles of the rule of law as defined by the Council of Europe, paying due attention to the principle of equality of all citizens before the law."

Explanatory note

The Council of Europe is the organisation for human rights and the rule of law. Both perspectives and, in particular, the principle of the equality of all citizens before the law, must be taken into account in PACE resolutions and recommendations.