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Milena Santerini: 'In combating radicalisation we must uphold fundamental freedoms'

"It is important to find a balance between the fight against radicalisation and respect for fundamental freedoms," said Milena Santerini, at the opening of a seminar on the fight against racism, hatred and intolerance in France. More

A seminar to combat racism, hatred and intolerance in France

A seminar on the fight against racism, hatred and intolerance in France will be held at the Senate in Paris on Thursday 8 September, as part of the activities of the PACE No Hate Parliamentary Alliance. More

Remembering Roma genocide victims is crucial to overcoming today’s discrimination

“International Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day reminds us that there is still much to be done,” said the Parliamentary Assembly’s General Rapporteur on combating racism and intolerance, Milena Santerini. More

'Let’s join forces against hate crime', says General Rapporteur

"In a world which faces increasing hate and violence, we need to stay strong and true to our values,” said the General Rapporteur on combating intolerance, speaking on the eve of the European Day for the Victims of Hate Crime. More

Discrimination and violence against refugee women

On 22 June, the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination and the Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons held a joint hearing on discrimination and violence against refugee women. More

Grief and outrage at mass homophobic shootings in Orlando

Orlando “The targeting of a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, this weekend in a mass shooting is a horrific act of hate and of terror,” said Jonas Gunnarsson, General rapporteur on the rights of LGBT people. More