27/10/2017 | Monitoring
“While we welcome the release of 8 human rights activists, we are dismayed by yesterday’s court decision to continue Amnesty International Turkey Chair Taner Kilic’s pre-trial detention,” said Marianne Mikko and Nigel Evans.
18/10/2017 | Monitoring
The capacity to deliver reforms in line with Council of Europe standards will be 'a litmus test' for the new government, according to the co-rapporteurs for post-monitoring dialogue with “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”.
13/10/2017 | Monitoring
Parliamentary Assembly co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Turkey, Marianne Mikko and Nigel Evans, have reacted to the publication of the indictment against human rights activists in Turkey.
06/10/2017 | Monitoring
The co-rapporteurs for post-monitoring dialogue with Montenegro have welcomed Montenegro’s continued commitment to regional co-operation and its constructive role in maintaining regional stability.
29/09/2017 | Monitoring
Ionut Marian Stroe and Andrea Rigoni, co-rapporteurs for the post-monitoring dialogue with Montenegro, will make a fact-finding visit to the country to discuss the implementation of the Assembly’s latest resolution.
28/09/2017 | Monitoring
Axel Fischer, the rapporteur for the Monitoring Committee in respect of Ukraine, strongly condemned the sentencing to two years in prison of Ilmi Umerov for "separatism", by Russian appointed judges in Simferopol.
28/09/2017 | Monitoring
Nikos Voutsis, Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament, opening a hearing in Athens, said the Council of Europe should “not forget about” the conflicts in its geographical area and urged an approach to resolving them based on human rights.
19/09/2017 | Monitoring
Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda, co-rapporteurs of PACE for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, made the following statement at the end of their fact-finding visit to the country.
13/09/2017 | Monitoring
Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda, PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, ahead of their visit to Baku, have welcomed the recent release of Mehman Aliyev, director of the independent media outlet Turan.
11/09/2017 | Monitoring
Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda, co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, will make a fact-finding visit to the country from 14 to 16 September.
07/09/2017 | Monitoring
While welcoming the ongoing dialogue with the authorities, the committee expresses concerns regarding, in particular, checks and balances, the functioning of the judiciary and freedom of expression and association.
01/09/2017 | Monitoring
Tiny Kox, Parliamentary Assembly co-rapporteur for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Bosnia and Herzegovina, will make a fact-finding visit to the country on 5-6 September.