Georgia: Human rights court decision looms in Jehovah’s Witness complaint against harassment

The case concerns alleged harassment of Jehovah’s witnesses in Georgia.

Latvia: Police brutality victim awarded €9,000 after human rights complaint

The case concerned Kirins’ complaint about receiving inadequate compensation when he had gone blind as a result of excessive use of force by a police officer.

Conference highlights terrorists’ trafficking and destruction of cultural heritage

A conference examining the response to the illicit trafficking and destruction of cultural artiifacts is now underway in Strasbourg.

Thorbjørn Jagland: Planned changes to migrants law could undermine Slovenia’s human rights guarantees

In a letter to Slovenia’s primie Minister Miro Cerar, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland confirmed his fears that planned changes to the country’s asylum laws could undermine human rights commitments.

Belgium: New report reveals “very low level of compliance” with expert anti-corruption recommendations

A new report confirms that Belgium has failed to comply satisfactorily with 15 expert recommendations aimed at fighting corruption.