Commissioner Muižnieks urges Italian Parliament to adopt a law on torture which is fully compliant with international human rights standards
In a letter addressed to the Italian Parliament published today, Commissioner Muižnieks welcomes the efforts that are being made to incorporate the crime of torture into the Italian Criminal Code, but urges the Chamber of Deputies to improve the current Bill in order to make it fully compliant...
In a letter addressed to the President of the Italian Senate published today, the Commissioner expresses concerns about the bill on the efficiency of civil judicial proceedings. The planned transfer of juvenile justice competencies from specialised to ordinary courts and prosecution services...
“Many Roma continue to face serious forms of discrimination and human rights violations by authorities at both national and local levels. In particular, forced evictions without due process and provision of adequate alternative housing continue unabated across Europe, in violation of member...
In an opinion editorial published today on the Italian newspaper Il Corriere della Sera, the Commissioner, the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media and the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, called on the Italian Senate...
Press release by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, on his letter addressed to the Mayor of Rome Letter of Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, to the Mayor of Rome, Ignazio Marino Reply of the Municipal Counselor for Social Affairs of...
Letter to the Mayor of Rome
"The situation of Roma and refugees in Italy is a long-standing concern. Local authorities, including in Rome, have an important role to play in improving the living conditions of these people," said today Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, while releasing a letter...
Strasbourg, 18/9/2012 - "Lengthy proceedings and the treatment of Roma and migrants in Italy raise serious human rights concerns" said today Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, releasing a report based on the findings of his visit to Italy carried out on 3-6 July....
Report by Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, following his visit to Italy CommDH(2011)26 / 7 septembre 2011
Letter from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to Mr Franco Frattini, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy CommDH(2010)23 / 06 July 2010
Strasbourg, 10/12/2009 – The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, published today two letters he sent last August to the Minister of Interior of Italy, Roberto Maroni, and to the Minister for Justice and Home Affairs, of Malta Carmelo Mifsud Bonnici. The...
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