PACE President strongly condemns the murder of Tunisian opposition leader Mohamed Brahmi

“It was with dismay and concern that I heard of the murder of Tunisian politician and former leader of the ‘Movement of the People’ opposition party, Mohamed Brahmi, who was assassinated in Tunis today,” said Jean-Claude Mignon. ... More

PACE rapporteurs: 'The judicial procedure against Mr Navalny has all features of political process'

The co-rapporteurs for monitoring of Russia, Theodora Bakoyannis (Greece, EPP/CD) and Andreas Gross (Switzerland, SOC) have expressed their deep concern at the Court’s decision in Kirov ( Russia) to jail Alexei Navalny, ... More

PACE President to make visit to Bulgaria

PACE President Jean-Claude Mignon will make a visit to Bulgaria from 10 to 11 July, during which he will meet the highest state representatives, in particular the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister, the Speaker of the National Assembly, and the Minister for Foreign Affairs. ... More

PACE approves draft Protocol No. 16 to the European Convention on Human Rights

Draft Protocol No. 16 to the European Convention on Human Rights may be adopted by the Committee of Ministers and opened for signature and ratification as presently drafted, according to the Parliamentary Assembly. ... More

After an urgent debate, PACE deplores ‘recent cases of excessive use of force’ to disperse demonstrators

PACE has deplored “recent cases of excessive use of force to disperse demonstrators” and reiterated its call on authorities to ensure that police action, where necessary, remains proportionate. ... More