Greece: Secretary General Jagland meets Prime Minister Tsipras

Greece has faced major problems in dealing with the refugee crisis but has made a significant effort to handle the issues, Thorbjørn Jagland declared during his visit to the country.

Podcast: Annual report on fight against discrimination shows bleak picture in Europe

Terror attacks and the sense of crisis concerning migration are key factors which have influenced negatively the fight against discrimination in Europe in 2015, according to the annual report of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) in its annual report published today.

Russia: Council of Europe welcomes Nadiia Savchenko’s release

Parliamentary Assembly president Pedro Agramunt hopes Savchenko may be in Strasbourg next month, to celebrate her release with other assembly members.

Belgium: Grand Chamber hearing opens into human rights violations following Roma family’s eviction

Today, Strasbourg judges have begun listening to new legal arguments raised by a case brought by a SerbianRoma family challenge its treatment by Belgian authorities when deported from the country.

Video: Tomáš Boček – A human rights view of the EU-Turkey ‘migration deal’

In this video, Tomáš Boček, the Council of Europe’s Special Representative on Migration and Refugees, reviews the EU-Turkey accord and analyses how Greece and Turkey are coping with their responsibilities under the terms of the deal.