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Russia monitors express concern at sentencing of Jehovah’s Witness for ‘extremism’

Telmo Correia and Angela Smith have expressed concern at the conviction and sentencing to six years imprisonment of Dennis Christensen for “organising the activity of an extremist organisation” on the grounds that he is a Jehovah’s Witness. More

Ukraine monitors pinpoint changes needed following Kyiv fact-finding visit

Ongoing developments in combating corruption, as well as the political situation in the country ahead of Presidential and parliamentary elections, were the main focus of a recent visit by PACE monitors. More

Monitors welcome Leyla Güven’s release, urge her to end hunger strike

PACE’s co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Turkey, Marianne Mikko and Nigel Evans have welcomed the decision of the High Penal Court of Diyarbakir to release Leyla Güven from prison. More

Co-rapporteurs welcome the dropping of new criminal proceedings against Mehman Huseynov

The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, Sir Roger Gale and Stefan Schennach, have expressed their approval at the decision of the General Prosecutor’s Office to terminate a new criminal case against Mehman Huseynov. More

Azerbaijan: co-rapporteurs call upon authorities to review Mehman Huseynov’s case

Sir Roger Gale and Stefan Schennach expressed their deep concern at the new charges brought against an anti-corruption Azerbaijani blogger and Chairman of the Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety. More

PACE monitors express concern at conviction in Turkey of honorary PACE member

PACE monitoring co-rapporteurs for Turkey Marianne Mikko and Nigel Evans have expressed their deep concern at the conviction of honorary PACE member Ertuğrul Kürkçü to two years in prison. More