20 Apr 2017 11:49:00Secretary General Strasbourg 20 April 2017
Secretary General 2017 report on democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Europe
20 Apr 2017 10:15:00
Anti-torture committee urges European states to hold persons in remand detention only as a measure of last resort and in adequate conditionsCommittee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) Strasbourg 20 April 2017
The European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) urges the 47 Council of Europe member...
20 Apr 2017 09:53:00
Journalists suffer violence, intimidation and self-censorship in Europe, says a Council of Europe studyCouncil of Europe Strasbourg 20 April 2017
A survey published today by the Council of Europe, based on a sample of 940 journalists reporting...
19 Apr 2017 09:15:00Commissioner for Human Rights Strasbourg 19 April 2017
Lithuania should strengthen the protection of women and children against violence and build a more inclusive society for persons with disabilities
Free expression and media under threat
Populism, fake news and unwarranted interference are just three of the challenges facing journalists in Europe today. What can we do to protect them and thereby safeguard our democracies?