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Ms Azadeh ROJHAN GUSTAFSSON

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Women Working Group: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group since 27/01/2020
  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group from 01/08/2017 to 26/01/2020
  • Member: Socialist Group from 25/01/2016 to 31/07/2017

In the Assembly

  • since 25/01/2016 Substitute - Sweden

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Second Vice-Chairperson: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (since 28/01/2020)
  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (from 30/06/2017 to 27/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 25/01/2016)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (from 09/09/2020 to 24/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society (from 24/01/2019 to 24/01/2021)
  • Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (from 23/01/2019 to 27/01/2020)
  • Vice-Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (from 23/01/2018 to 22/01/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (from 26/01/2016 to 27/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Ola MÖLLER (Full Member): Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (since 21/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Ms Lotta JOHNSSON FORNARVE (Full Member): Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (from 25/01/2016 to 20/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Ms Annicka ENGBLOM (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society (since 26/01/2021)
  • Alternate of Ms Lotta JOHNSSON FORNARVE (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society (from 25/01/2016 to 20/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Jonas GUNNARSSON (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (from 26/01/2016 to 20/01/2019)

Interventions

Last speeches

30/09/2021 | 09:24:37 Thank you, Madame President. This is a very important debate and report, because what is happening in Afghanistan should be of a great concern for everyone and every institution that stands up for human rights. When the former Taliban regime fell in 2001, the country was in ruins after occupation, civil war, oppression and gross mismanagement. The next 20 years did indeed include violence and many setbacks, but also indisputable successes. The number of children in school has risen since 2001... 22/04/2021 | 12:28:45 Madam President, dear colleagues, What we are seeing happening in Turkey is a demolition of democracy. The foundation of democracy is built on rule of law, human rights, and the freedom of speech. And President Erdoğan and his party is taking this down, brick by brick. The relentless crackdown on freedom of expression and other human rights is enabled by the widespread executive control and political influence over the judiciary. In recent years, this has led the courts to systematically... 28/01/2020 | 10:11:08 Thank you, chair. Dear colleagues, All member states of the Council of Europe are obliged to respect the principals of democracy, the rule of law and human rights. Therefore, any development in a member state that undermines or weakens one of these fundamental principles is of immediate concern and must be addressed. Since 2015 there have been numerous reports and judgments, from inter alia the Venice Commission and the European Court of Human Rights, addressing the worrying developments in...

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