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Poland has a duty to preserve judicial independence

OpenDemocracy, 17/07/2017 Twenty years ago, the adoption of a new Constitution by Poland’s National Assembly marked a defining moment in the country’s history. After almost five decades of one-party rule, the Polish people gave expression to their aspiration for freedom and democracy through a...

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Lettre

France : le projet de loi sur la lutte contre le terrorisme doit être mis en conformité avec la jurisprudence de la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme

17/07/2017 Strasbourg

Le Commissaire publie aujourd’hui une lettre dans laquelle il appelle les sénateurs français à améliorer le projet de loi renforçant la sécurité intérieure et la lutte contre le terrorisme afin de le mettre en conformité avec les normes du Conseil de l’Europe, notamment la jurisprudence de la...

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Выступления в качестве третьей стороны

Закон Российской Федерации об иностранных агентах не соответствует правам человека

13/07/2017 Страсбург

“Законодательство Российской Федерации о некоммерческих организациях не соответствует международным и европейским стандартам в области прав человека”, - написал Комиссар Совета Европы по правам человека Нилс Муйжниекс в своих комментариях, представленных в Европейский суд по правам человека и...

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Statement

Croatian government should reconsider the draft law on the Ombudsman for Children

11/07/2017 Strasbourg

“I understand that a draft law on the Ombudsman for Children, prepared by the Croatian Government, is scheduled to be debated today in the Croatian Parliament. Whereas the Constitutional Court’s decision which abolished the previous law has left a legal gap which needs to be filled, I am...

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Отчет о посещении страны

Словения должна продолжать свои усилия по защите уязвимых групп населения

11/07/2017 Strasbourg

«В последние годы Словения предприняла ряд инициатив, направленных на решение основных вопросов в области прав человека, касающихся мигрантов, рома-цыган, «вычеркнутых лиц» и людей, живущих в условиях нищеты. Крайне важно укреплять эти усилия для обеспечения того, чтобы никто не остался без...

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Statement

Victims of the Srebrenica genocide deserve respect and support

11/07/2017 Strasbourg

“Today we commemorate the genocide of 8 300 boys and men who were executed in Srebrenica in 1995 in one of the vilest episodes occurred in Europe after WWII. While we pay tribute to those innocent people who were brutally murdered, we should not forget the suffering of the relatives of the...

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Letter

Commissioner Muižnieks urges Italian Parliament to adopt a law on torture which is fully compliant with international human rights standards

21/06/2017 Strasbourg

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...

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Тематические доклады

Европейские страны должны снять препятствия на пути к воссоединению семей беженцев

19/06/2017 Страсбург

“Право на воссоединение семьи является основополагающей частью права на семейную жизнь, гарантированного международным правом в сфере прав человека. Оно особенно важно для беженцев в Европе. Учитывая риски, преследующие беженцев у себя дома, единственная возможность реализации своего права на...

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Country visit

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Greater efforts needed to enhance social cohesion and media freedom

16/06/2017 Sarajevo/Banja Luka

“Deeply ingrained ethnic divisions and lack of a common vision of reconciliation and development still hamper the construction of a tolerant and cohesive society in Bosnia and Herzegovina more than 20 years after the war. The country has not yet managed to overcome its violent past and a number...

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Country visit

Switzerland: Commissioner welcomes progress on asylum, but the most vulnerable need better protection

30/05/2017 Strasbourg

“I call on the Swiss authorities to stop detaining migrant children arriving at Swiss international airports. Children, with or without their families, do not belong in detention” said today Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, after a three-day visit (22-24 May)...

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Письмо

Комиссар призывает украинские власти пересмотреть антикоррупционное законодательство, которое может негативно повлиять на деятельность НПО и журналистов

24/05/2017 Страсбург

In a letter addressed to the Deputy Head of the Administration of the President of Ukraine published today, the Commissioner recommends removing the recently-enacted provisions in the legislation on corruption prevention requiring civil society representatives or other persons working on...

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Statement

Commissioner concerned about sentencing of Human Rights Defender Murat Çelikkan in Turkey

18/05/2017 Strasbourg

I am dismayed at the sentencing of Murat Çelikkan on 15 May to 18 months in prison on terrorist propaganda charges for acting as a symbolic co-editor of the pro-Kurdish daily Özgür Gündem. A prominent Turkish human rights defender, Murat Çelikkan has made invaluable contributions to my Office and...

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IDAHOT

On IDAHOT 2017, Commissioner calls for equal rights for LGBT families

17/05/2017 Strasbourg

The theme of this year’s International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is “Families”. On this occasion, Commissioner Muižnieks gave an interview in which he calls upon all member states of the Council of Europe to provide legal recognition for same-sex partnerships “as a matter...

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Statement

Azerbaijan should release all persons detained because of their views expressed or legitimate civic activity

17/05/2017 Strasbourg

Today marks the four-year anniversary of the arrest of Ilkin Rustamzade, a blogger and youth activist, imprisoned in Azerbaijan since 17 May 2013. He was arrested on charges of hooliganism, due to his alleged involvement in a ‘Harlem Shake’ video filmed in Baku. Concerns regarding his health...

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Joint statement

Embrace diversity and protect trans and gender diverse children and adolescents

16/05/2017 Geneva / Banjul / Strasbourg / Washington

Speaking ahead of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on 17 May, a group of United Nations and international human rights experts* urge States and other stakeholders to protect trans and gender diverse** children and adolescents effectively from discrimination,...

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Letter

Commissioner calls on Italy not to weaken the protection of children’s rights in the justice system

16/05/2017 Strasbourg

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...

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Letter

Romania should improve the protection of persons with disabilities

15/05/2017 Strasbourg

In a letter addressed to the Prime Minister of Romania published today, Commissioner Muižnieks urges the authorities to increase protection of persons with disabilities. The Commissioner calls for a thorough investigation of allegations concerning serious human rights violations, such as...

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Statement

Governments should better protect the right to family life of refugees and persons with a subsidiary protection status

12/05/2017 Strasbourg

Families have the right to live together. Regrettably, this principle is not the reality for many refugees in Europe who face restrictive family reunification policies. As many European countries celebrate Mother’s Day today, we should not forget all refugee mothers who remain separated from...

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Statement

The Commissioner urges the Czech authorities to create the necessary conditions to build a monument on the former Nazi concentration camp for Roma in Lety u Pisku

12/05/2017 Strasbourg

I am concerned about the persistent obstacles to removing the pig farm from the site of the former Nazi concentration camp for Roma in Lety u Pisku. The annual commemoration ceremony to honour the victims who suffered or died in this camp will take place on 13 May. I have repeatedly urged the...

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Third party intervention

The Commissioner intervenes before the European Court of Human Rights in a group of cases concerning anti-terrorism operations in South-Eastern Turkey

05/05/2017 Strasbourg

Today the Commissioner published his written observations submitted to the European Court of Human Rights concerning a group of 34 cases related to events which have occurred since August 2015 in the context of counter-terrorism operations and curfews in South-Eastern Turkey. Based on two visits...

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