Podcast: Europe must remain united to fight racial discrimination

In this podcast, Christian Ahlund, chair of the European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance, appeals for unity across Europe to fight racial discrimination.

New anti-human trafficking report on Armenia

Experts want Armenia to do more to prevent trafficking of children, trafficking for labour exploitation, as well as to protect and assist victims.

Anti-torture experts publish fact sheet on immigration detention standards

During its visits to member states, the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has found “shortcomings” in the way in which migrants are held.

Iceland: Editor’s liability for defamation after child sex abuse allegations breached human rights law

The applicant, Steingrímur Sævarr Ólafsson, was an editor of the web-based media site Pressan. He published articles insinuating that a political candidate had committed sexual abuse against children.

Russia: Court awards €45,000 to police electro-shock torture victim

The case concerned Arsan Mukayev’s allegation that he had been tortured by the police and that he had been convicted on the basis of statements he had made under duress.