Turkey: Thorbjørn Jagland “shocked and saddened” by assassination of Russia’s ambassador

He declared: I am shocked and deeply saddened by the assassination of the Russian Federation’s Ambassador to Turkey in Ankara today.

Video: International Migrants’ Day

“Making diverse societies work is not simple,” says Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland in this video statement to mark International Migrant’s Day.

Turkey: Jagland condemns deadly terrorist bomb attack

“I strongly condemn the terrorist attack which killed so many soldiers and injured dozens this morning in Kayseri, less than a week after the deadly Istanbul attacks,” said Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland.

Anti-torture experts: Italy and Spain should strengthen air deportation safeguards

Two reports from the Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) publish its findings in respect of two return flights that it monitored: one from Rome to Lagos (Nigeria) on 17 December 2015 and the other from Madrid to Bogotá (Colombia) and Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) on 18 February 2016.

Turkey: European Court of Human Rights to examine complaints against curfew measures

Complaints against curfew measures imposed by Turkey’s authorities following a failed coup attempt, are now under examination at the European Court of Human Rights.