26/04/2013In a welcome move, the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe today adopted an opinion recommending that the Assembly opens a monitoring procedure on Hungary.
We consider it fundamental that article 1 of draft Protocol 15 recalls the supervisory jurisdiction of the Court and recognizes that the Court remains the sole institution impowered to define, develop and apply tools of judicial interpretation such as the margin of appreciation doctrine.2
This submission provides information on individual cases to highlight some of Amnesty International’s main concerns regarding violations of freedom of expression and assembly and the imprisonment of journalists and human rights defenders following unfair trials in Azerbaijan.
This briefing is submitted in accordance with Rule 9(2) of the Rules of the Committee of Ministers for the supervision of the execution of judgments and with the terms of friendly settlements adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 10 May 2006.
This briefing is submitted in accordance with Rule 9(2) of the Rules of the Committee of Ministers for the supervision of the execution of judgments and of the terms of friendly settlements adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 10 May 2006.
Amnesty International is concerned about the recent arrests of peaceful protesters in Baku on Saturday 26 January, in the aftermath of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe’s discussion on Azerbaijan.
23/05/2013 For each rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, Amnesty International asks the presidency to commit itself to advancing human rights within the EU and worldwide. We also seek the presidency’s active ...
23/05/2013 This is part of a special ‘People on the Move’ series, highlighting the human rights violations faced by migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers in every part of the world. These profiles are being published around the launch ...