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Daphne Caruana Galizia: ‘Her legacy will be measured in truth and justice’

“Before all else, my thoughts are with Daphne’s family on this day of mourning. Two years after her brutal assassination, they are still fighting for justice," said Peter Omtzigt (Netherlands, EPP/CD). More

Rapporteur calls for assurances that developments in Syria will not jeopardise justice for the victims of Daesh

Pieter Omtzigt (Netherlands, EPP/CD) Pieter Omtzigt, rapporteur on “Addressing the issue of Daesh foreign fighters and their families...”, responded to the withdrawal of US military forces from northern Syria and the subsequent military incursion by Turkish forces. More

Marking anti-death penalty day, committee focuses on the trauma of children whose parents are executed

Children whose parents have been sentenced to death or executed face trauma, and an “emotional and psychological burden” which can violate their rights, PACE’s Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights has pointed out. More

PACE Rapporteur calls on Russia to return the wreckage of Polish Presidential plane to Poland

Pieter Omtzigt (Netherlands, EPP/CD) Following a resolution from the Parliamentary Assembly a year ago, rapporteur Pieter Omtzigt has urged Russia to return the wreckage of the Polish Presidential plane to Poland without further delay. More

The committee is deeply concerned regarding the detrimental effects Climate Change

Meeting today in Strasbourg, the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, deeply concerned regarding the detrimental effects Climate Change, adopted the following statement: More

Daphne Caruana Galizia inquiry in Malta ‘does not meet the Assembly’s expectations’

The public inquiry into the murder of assassinated journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia recently announced by the Maltese authorities “clearly does not meet the Assembly’s expectations” as currently constituted. More