New anti-human trafficking report on Poland

A new report reveals that Poland is making progress in tackling human trafficking but is not doing enough to stop labour exploitation

New anti-torture report on Spain

Anti-torture experts want Spain to put an end to its “incommunicado detention regime,” to protect criminal suspects from the “intrinsic potential for ill-treatment” but national authorities claim the measure is needed “in the context of the fight against terrorism.”

Azerbaijan: Court highlights serious shortcomings in criminal proceedings against opposition politician Ilgar Mammadov

Serious shortcomings in the criminal proceedings against Azerbaijani opposition politician, Ilgar Mammadov, are highlighted today in a Strasbourg court judgement.

Greece: Human rights court makes €50,000 ruling in alleged government wiretapping death

The case concerned the investigation into the death of a phone operator employee, Costas Tsalikidis. He was found hanging in his apartment, the day before the Greek Government was informed that many of its members, including the Prime Minister, had had their mobile phones wiretapped.

Video: Miranda Vuolasranta – How Europe treats its Roma and Travellers citizens

President of the European Roma and Travellers Forum Miranda Vuolasranta, sets out the treatment of some citizens in Council of Europe member states.