Romania: Court awards €39,000 to mum after medical malpractice human rights complaint

The case concerned Elena Cojocaru’s complaint about the death of her daughter and granddaughter due to medical malpractice.

Video: Migration and refugees – a moment of truth for community relations in Europe

“We have to understand the people who say they are scared,” says Eva Smith Rasmussen, the former chair of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI). “Our societies are built on democracy and humanity and we should not forget these principles in these days of pressure.”

Turkey: Lack of openness in parliamentary process and independence of judiciary are sources of concern

The Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) report focuses on corruption prevention in respect of parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors.

Nils Muižnieks sets out nine-point plan to establish truth about missing persons

Nine ways for European governments to establish the truth about missing persons and support victims, are set out today by human rights commissioner Nils Muižnieks.

Skopje authorities warned over worsening prison conditions

Prison and detention conditions in “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia,” have worsened over the past five years, according to anti-torture experts.