Switzerland: Court prepares judgement on ‘continued detention’ human rights complaint

Next week, judges will announce their decision on a complaint which centres on the procedure governing the continued detention of a “person of unsound mind.”

Report: Switzerland must strengthen anti-racism laws to tackle discrimination

Anti-discrimination laws in Switzerland should be strengthened to offer greater protection to vulnerable minorities, according to a new report by the Council of Europe’s anti-racism unit.

Podcast: Bringing a European dimension to youth work

In this podcast, youth workers from across Europe discuss their work with vulnerable young people and the Council of Europe’s efforts to provide a European dimension to their activities.

Podcast: Islam, Isis and democratic change in Tunisia

In this podcast, NGO leader Ons Ben Abdelkarim discusses democratic change in Tunisia.

Hungary: Fines for “disruptive” MPs breached European human rights law

Strasbourg judges agreed today that Hungary was to pay more than €30, 000 to the Members of Parliament who challenged the sanctions imposed by national authorities.