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Court of Human Rights reform: opening for signature of Protocol No. 15

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Strasbourg, 24.06.2013 – Protocol No. 15 amending the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms was opened for signature by member states at a ceremony held today at the Council of Europe headquarters in Strasbourg. According to … More

Belarus, Religion and the Death Penalty

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Strasbourg, 21/06/2013 – The Council of Europe is trying to advance discussion of abolition of the death penalty in Belarus, in cooperation with the authorities, through an exchange between representatives of the traditional religious confessions in Belarus, national institutions, and … More

On World Refugee Day, Parliamentary Assembly President deplores ‘unprecedented’ suffering of Syrian refugees

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Strasbourg, 19.06.2013 – On the eve of World Refugee Day (20 June), the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Jean-Claude Mignon, has made the following statement: “The drastic situation of the Syrian refugees is constantly … More

Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration

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The European Court of Human Rights and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) are today launching a second practical guide to European law. The Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration builds on the experience … More

Committee of Ministers: decisions on execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

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Strasbourg, 06.06.2013 – Today the Committee of Ministers published decisions and resolutions adopted in the course of its supervision of the execution of European Court judgments (see list in our press release of 24 May), which relate to Albania, Armenia, … More

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