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Commissioner for Human Rights 11h
On International , I call on European states to prevent any legislative or policy rollback re access to abortion care & uphold women’s sexual & reproductive health & rights, particularly during the pandemic Read more 👇
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 25
Consternée par l'attaque perpétrée aujourd'hui à proche des anciens locaux de en un lieu et à un moment hautement symbolique pour la liberté d'expression. Mes pensées vont aux victimes et à tous ceux bouleversés par cette violente attaque.
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 23
Witnesses in proceedings relating to crimes committed during 1990s’ wars in the former Yugoslavia must be effectively protected and supported. Read my statement 👇
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 21
Human rights violations in Belarus must stop immediately. Read my statement 👇
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 21
Just published my intervention before the European Court of Human Rights in cases concerning the absence of legal recognition of same-sex relationships in 👉
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 18
On this first ever International , I call on states to do more to fill the gap NOW. The decisions on the right to show the way forward. Read their factsheet 👉
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 15
I call on the authorities of to refrain from actions that risk jeopardising the independence of the judiciary and make full use of assistance & guidance of specialised Council of Europe bodies
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 11
The decision of ’s Media Council not to renew license is a further illustration of the pressure on independent media. I will continue raising issues with the Hungarian government. Plurality of media voices must be preserved in democracies
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 10
The authorities of the Russian Federation must ensure the safety of abducted & subjected to torture in Chechnya. It's a serious violation that the authorities must effectively investigate to punish those responsible
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 10
I urge the Parliament of the Slovak Republic to uphold women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights by rejecting the draft law currently under discussion which introduces further restrictions to these rights
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 9
I call on the Greek authorities to provide urgently adequate support to all those affected by the fire in & on all member states to show more solidarity & change an approach to migration that has caused unnecessary human suffering for years
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 8
Important statement by , Chair of the Committee of , & Commissioner on the need for strong oversight of carried out by intelligence services, which echoes my Recs on the matter
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 3
Today’s sentence v Tofig Yagublu demonstrates one more time that has to take serious measures in ensuring full respect for the freedoms of expression and assembly, the rights to liberty and security, as well as to a fair trial
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 3
Concerned at reports of police violence v journalists in . Violence v journalists is contrary to states' duty to uphold & journalists’ safety. Bulgarian authorities must rapidly investigate all reported cases of misconduct
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 3
Las pésimas condiciones de vida de migrantes, incl. solicitantes de asilo, en la plaza de toros de es preocupante. Insto a las autoridades españolas a buscar alternativas & agilizar traslados a la península
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 3
The substandard living conditions of migrants,including asylum seekers,hosted in the bullring of is worrying.I urge the Spanish authorities to find alternative solutions & ease transfers to the mainland. Read my exchange of letters w 's Govt
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 3
More than 2 ½ years after the killing of Ján Kuciak & Martina Kušnírová, the court decision of today shows that there is still work to do to ensure justice & prevent impunity. This is owed to the families and colleagues of both victims, as well as to Slovak society at large
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Commissioner for Human Rights Sep 3
Important new report makes recommendations to strengthen in , inc. adequate funds, sufficient powers, independence. As I stressed early in my mandate, are a jewel of the system & needed more than ever ➡
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Commissioner for Human Rights Aug 28
Deeply saddened by the death of Turkish lawyer Ebru Timtik on her 238th day of hunger strike in protest v her unfair trial. Her death illustrates the tragic consequences of a judicial system used to silence lawyers, human rights defenders & journalists
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Commissioner for Human Rights Aug 28
Ahead of Intl Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, I call on European states to search for w more resolve, investigate what happened to them, eradicate impunity, acknowledge the suffering of the relatives & cater to their needs
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