Podcast: Conference on smuggling of migrants

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland warned today against the dual problems of smuggling and human trafficking.

Anti-racism and discrimination experts publish annual Europe survey

Surging nationalist populism, the integration of migrants and the response of European governments to Islamist terrorism, are key developments confirmed in the 2016 annual report of the european Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI).

Podcast: Andrew Dawson – Problems with UK’s Prevent de-radicalisation policy

In this podcast, lawyer and Conservative councillor Andrew Dawson outlines the problems and challenges facing the United Kingdom’s ‘Prevent Strategy,’ designed to de-radicalise young people.

Court: Turkey wrong to convict letter critic of civil servant

The case concerned the criminal conviction of an accountant (Ali Çetin) for insulting a civil servant, as a result of comments made by Çetin in a letter relating to a professional conflict.

Court ruling on Russia “gay propaganda law”

The case concerned a complaint brought by three gay rights activists about legislation in Russia banning the promotion of homosexuality, also known as the “gay propaganda law.”