06/03/2019 | Monitoring
The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan by the PACE, Sir Roger Gale and Stefan Schennach, have welcomed the release of Azerbaijani journalist and human rights activist Mehman Huseynov.
26/02/2019 | Monitoring
The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Albania by the PACE, Andrej Hunko and Joseph O’Reilly, have expressed concern at the resignation of opposition MPs from their parliamentary mandates.
07/02/2019 | Monitoring
Telmo Correia and Angela Smith have expressed concern at the conviction and sentencing to six years imprisonment of Dennis Christensen for “organising the activity of an extremist organisation” on the grounds that he is a Jehovah’s Witness.
05/02/2019 | Monitoring
Ongoing developments in combating corruption, as well as the political situation in the country ahead of Presidential and parliamentary elections, were the main focus of a recent visit by PACE monitors.
28/01/2019 | Monitoring
PACE’s co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Turkey, Marianne Mikko and Nigel Evans have welcomed the decision of the High Penal Court of Diyarbakir to release Leyla Güven from prison.
22/01/2019 | Monitoring
The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, Sir Roger Gale and Stefan Schennach, have expressed their approval at the decision of the General Prosecutor’s Office to terminate a new criminal case against Mehman Huseynov.
04/01/2019 | Monitoring
Sir Roger Gale and Stefan Schennach expressed their deep concern at the new charges brought against an anti-corruption Azerbaijani blogger and Chairman of the Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety.
20/12/2018 | Monitoring
PACE monitoring co-rapporteurs for Turkey Marianne Mikko and Nigel Evans have expressed their deep concern at the conviction of honorary PACE member Ertuğrul Kürkçü to two years in prison.
18/12/2018 | Monitoring
Stressing that the political environment in Albania remained 'polarised, contentious and acrimonious', Andrej Hunko and Joseph O'Reilly urged the ruling majority to engage in a meaningful dialogue with the opposition on key reforms.
14/12/2018 | Monitoring
Kerstin Lundgren and Titus Corlăţean assess Georgia's progress on fulfilling its Council of Europe obligations and commitments in an information note made public following a recent visit to Tbilisi.
28/11/2018 | Monitoring
Still on the topic of Ukraine’s efforts to combat corruption, the co-rapporteurs expressed their concern at the fact that tensions between the main bodies had not subsided or been resolved.
26/11/2018 | Monitoring
PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Georgia, Kerstin Lundgren and Titus Corlăţean, have condemned the ongoing “borderisation” of the administrative boundary line with South Ossetia by the Russian Federation.