PACE monitors to visit Armenia

Yuliya Lovochkina and Andrej Šircelj, PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Armenia, will make a fact-finding visit to Yerevan from 12 to 14 March. More

Azerbaijan monitors welcome the release of Mehman Huseynov

The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan by the PACE, Sir Roger Gale and Stefan Schennach, have welcomed the release of Azerbaijani journalist and human rights activist Mehman Huseynov. More

PACE monitors express concern at resignations of Albanian MPs

The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Albania by the PACE, Andrej Hunko and Joseph O’Reilly, have expressed concern at the resignation of opposition MPs from their parliamentary mandates. More

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