France: Calais migrant camp closure raises unaccompanied minors fears

In a new report, Tomáš Boček, the Secretary General’s Special Representative on migration and refugees, has revealed his concern that France has yet to offer detailed plans for the accommodation and care of all those in “the Calais Jungle.”

François Hollande: “We need the Council of Europe more than ever”

“France stands alongside the Council of Europe and I am confident that the Council of Europe stands alongside France in all efforts to promote peace, freedom and democracy,” France’s president declared.

Russia: “Unacceptable restrictions” force Human Rights Commissioner to cancel country visit

“I hope that the authorities of the Russian Federation will change their stance,” the Commissioner for Human Rights declared today.

Podcast: Francesco Palermo – national minorities, managing diversity and the threat of Europe’s “demographic winter”

Professor Francesco Palermo discusses national minorities, the management of growing and diverse populations and the looming threat of Europe’s demographic winter, ahead of today’s Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities conference.

Nadia Murad wins Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2016

The award, worth €60,000, honours outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights.