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iafrica.com
Romanian bishop quits over sex videoat the end of July. He is facing legal action for soliciting minors for sexual
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
at the end of July. He is facing legal action for soliciting minors for sexual purposes. Homosexuality in Romania was illegal until 2000, when the country decriminalised it after harsh criticism from the European Union and the Council of... Read more
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dna
Romanian bishop quits over sex videoin Romania was illegal until 2000, when the country decriminalised it after har
dna / Posted yesterday
in Romania was illegal until 2000, when the country decriminalised it after harsh criticism from the European Union and the Council of Europe. (This article has not been edited by DNA's editorial team and is auto-generated from an agen... Read more
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BBC News
Bialowieza Forest: Poland sued over ancient woods loggingthe separation of powers. "Major setback for judicial independence," tweeted N
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
the separation of powers. "Major setback for judicial independence," tweeted Nils Muiznieks, a senior official at the Council of Europe, the top European human rights watchdog. The head of the liberal (ALDE) group in the European Parliament,... Read more
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Scotsman
Justifiable assault: A grown-up policy on smacking?Scotland (and the other UK nations) for not complying with its Convention on th
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
Scotland (and the other UK nations) for not complying with its Convention on the Rights of the Child on this issue and the Council of Europe has also applied pressure. Despite being in the vanguard of much progressive legislation – equal marriage... Read more
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Reuters
Danish PM aims to make it easier to expel foreign criminalsCOPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark will use its chairmanship of the Council of Euro
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark will use its chairmanship of the Council of Europe this year to try to make it easier to expel foreign criminals, Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said on Friday. "I think we're all outraged, I know I am, when we... Read more
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express
Amber Rudd weighs up plans to FORCE would-be terrorists to attend de-radicalisation schemebut plans to make it compulsory will be highly controversial because it is seen
express / Posted 11 days ago
but plans to make it compulsory will be highly controversial because it is seen as divisive by human rights groups. The Council of Europe, which is separate from the European Union, has warned the Prevent and Channel strategies “jeopardise”... Read more
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express
'Really do despair!' Fury as Jeremy Corbyn calls for PRISONERS to have the right to votehim feel “physically sick”. Britain is the only western European country with
express / Posted 14 days ago
him feel “physically sick”. Britain is the only western European country with a blanket ban on prisoner voting with only Armenia, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary and Russia in the Council of Europe imposing similar restrictions.Related art... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
The school of redemptionSeychelles (709), U.S. Virgin Islands (539), Barbados (521), Cuba (510), Rwanda
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 days ago
Seychelles (709), U.S. Virgin Islands (539), Barbados (521), Cuba (510), Rwanda (492), Belize (476) and Russia (475). The Council of Europe measured criminal justice systems of like-minded countries. Our rate of 478 per 100,000 far exceeded Canada... Read more
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News.com.au
Tribunal to put sports stars under microscopeit needs to be updated. It will also be considered whether Australia should fo
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
it needs to be updated. It will also be considered whether Australia should formally join international efforts on countering match-fixing by becoming a signatory to the Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sporting Comp... Read more
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DW
Activists plead Russia for mercy after Uzbek journalist attempts suicide ahead of deportation |a serious risk if he's forcibly returned there," she added. Nils Muiznieks, th
DW / Posted 19 days ago
a serious risk if he's forcibly returned there," she added. Nils Muiznieks, the commissioner for human rights for the Council of Europe, which runs the European Court of Human Rights, demanded that Nurmatov be released from detention and... Read more
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Breitbart
YouTube Will Censor Non-Rulebreaking Content, Manipulate Search Results, And Work With ADLextremism on their platform. Among these organizations are the No Hate Speech
Breitbart / Posted 20 days ago
extremism on their platform. Among these organizations are the No Hate Speech Movement, a left-wing project pushed by the Council of Europe, as well as the Anti-Defamation League, an organization whose president has been accused of “manufacturing... Read more
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birminghammail
The loose change in your pocket which could be worth thousands£16 on eBay.Read More In 1992 and 1993 the Mint issue a commemorative coin to
birminghammail / Posted 20 days ago
£16 on eBay.Read More In 1992 and 1993 the Mint issue a commemorative coin to celebrate the British presidency of the council of Europe. Just 109,000 coins were issued, compared to as many as 12 million usually, making it collectable. The... Read more
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Irish Examiner
HSE may take over prison healthcareof an independent review. The IPS strategic plan 2016-18 states it will “seek
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
of an independent review. The IPS strategic plan 2016-18 states it will “seek cross-departmental endorsement of the [Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention of Torture] recommendation that prison healthcare services be brought under... Read more
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DW
A call to document Russia's human rights violations |level Studnitz argues the documentation center should be implemented at the Eu
DW / Posted 24 days ago
level Studnitz argues the documentation center should be implemented at the European level, to give it more influence. The Council of Europe would be an effective implementer "because it's an institution of which Russia itself is a part," he said.... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Irish judicial infrastructure is neglected and remains ’Cinderella’ of state pillars: Susan Denhamconferencing on draft bills since 2000. I do hope that it will come to fruition
Irish Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
conferencing on draft bills since 2000. I do hope that it will come to fruition." The situation has been recognised by the Council of Europe which in 2014 made five recommendations to Ireland to relation to the judiciary. These were that a Judicial... Read more
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express
European Arrest Warrant: UK would face ‘unacceptable risk’ without it, warns Lords reporthis visit to the Zealandia wildlife santuary in Wellington Without new procedu
express / Posted 25 days ago
his visit to the Zealandia wildlife santuary in Wellington Without new procedures the UK would have to revert to the 1957 Council of Europe Convention on Extradition, which experts told the committee would be "counter-productive, inefficient, and... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Anti-teen buzzer that violates torture laws will only be used as last resortafter a meeting with ScotRail staff: “I impressed upon them my strong discourag
EveningTimes Online / Posted 25 days ago
after a meeting with ScotRail staff: “I impressed upon them my strong discouragement of the device, including citing the Council of Europe report which charts the disproportionate impact these devices have on young people. “While the rights of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Switzerland toughens travel advice for Turkeyenvoy in Ankara and via diplomatic channels at the Organization for Security an
Swissinfo / Posted 25 days ago
envoy in Ankara and via diplomatic channels at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the Council of Europe. “Switzerland will continue to observe the human rights situation in Turkey very closely and will also in... Read more
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DW
Opaque Poland |of the European Commission. The independent constitutional experts who compris
DW / Posted 26 days ago
of the European Commission. The independent constitutional experts who comprise the Venice Commission, which advises the Council of Europe, have warned Poland it is endangering the rule of law. For its own part, Poland commissioned a report,... Read more
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BBC News
Mukhtar Maibattered women. Over the years she has won numerous human rights accolades. In
BBC News / Posted 26 days ago
battered women. Over the years she has won numerous human rights accolades. In 2007 she won the North-South Prize from the Council of Europe. She has been named Glamour Woman of the Year by Glamour magazine. Her autobiography became a best-seller... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Two of Three Georgian Nominees for Vacant ECHR Judge Position RejectedThe Council of Europe Advisory Panel of Experts said in its conclusion that onl
Civil Georgia / Posted 26 days ago
The Council of Europe Advisory Panel of Experts said in its conclusion that only one out of three candidates for a vacant position of Georgia-nominated judge to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) meets the criteria set by the European... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Arlene Foster will back Irish language act, claim activistsOrangeman" it should accept a stand-alone act. This, it added, was "as recomme
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
Orangeman" it should accept a stand-alone act. This, it added, was "as recommended by the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the Dail and a majority of MLAs" - although the DUP used the Assembly's 'petition of concern' to block... Read more
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DW
EU: No accession until Turkey halts authoritarian trend |that Turkey has committed to, not only as a candidate country [for eventual EU
DW / Posted 27 days ago
that Turkey has committed to, not only as a candidate country [for eventual EU membership], but also as a member of the Council of Europe," Mogherini said. "We have witnessed a worrying pattern of imprisonments of a large number of members of... Read more
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express
WW3? Tensions escalate as Putin threatens Trump for sending lethal weapons to UkraineRussian meddling and any possible ties to the Trump campaign or his associates.
express / Posted 27 days ago
Russian meddling and any possible ties to the Trump campaign or his associates. Ukraine's permanent representative to the Council of Europe, Dmytro Kuleba, said on Twitter: "Trump writes that we interfered in the elections in the USA, while Putin... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Trump, without evidence, cites Ukraine ties to ex-rival Clintonis proud of bipartisan support in the US," the embassy posted on Twitter. Ukra
Bdnews24.com / Posted 27 days ago
is proud of bipartisan support in the US," the embassy posted on Twitter. Ukraine’s permanent representative to the Council of Europe, Dmytro Kuleba, said on Twitter: "Trump writes that we interfered in the elections in the USA, while Putin... Read more
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The Star
Trump, without evidence, cites Ukraine ties to ex-rival Clintonimmediately to a request for comment. The foreign ministry declined comment. U
The Star / Posted 27 days ago
immediately to a request for comment. The foreign ministry declined comment. Ukraine’s permanent representative to the Council of Europe, Dmytro Kuleba, said on Twitter: "Trump writes that we interfered in the elections in the USA, while Putin... Read more
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NBC News
The legal battle behind the Trump Tower meetingjudge in the federal case did rule this year, however, that a well-publicized 2
NBC News / Posted 28 days ago
judge in the federal case did rule this year, however, that a well-publicized 2013 report on the Magnitsky case, by the Council of Europe, was "unreliable" because it didn't fairly examine both sides. "One of the events that may have colored... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Anti-teen buzzer that violates torture laws used at Hamilton train stationrights bodies have been raising concern about the issue for a number of years.
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
rights bodies have been raising concern about the issue for a number of years. In 2010 the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe called on Scotland and other countries to ban the devices, saying it violates legislation prohibiting... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Anti-teen buzzer that violates torture laws used at Hamilton train stationrights bodies have been raising concern about the issue for a number of years.
EveningTimes Online / Posted 28 days ago
rights bodies have been raising concern about the issue for a number of years. In 2010 the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe called on Scotland and other countries to ban the devices, saying it violates legislation prohibiting... Read more
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Daily Record
Rail bosses slammed for targeting kids with unbearable high pitch noisethat acts without discrimination, causing discomfort to any children and young
Daily Record / Posted 28 days ago
that acts without discrimination, causing discomfort to any children and young people who encounter them. "The UN and Council of Europe have called on Governments to ban mosquito devices. Companies like ScotRail must also respect children's... Read more
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Swissinfo
More Swiss minors run afoul of the lawsex with anyone who is under 18 years old, raising the limit up from 16. It was
Swissinfo / Posted 29 days ago
sex with anyone who is under 18 years old, raising the limit up from 16. It was passed to bring Switzerland in line with a Council of Europe treaty that the country signed in 2010 aimed at protecting children from any form of sexual exploitation or... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss join in chorus of protest on Turkeyenvoy in Ankara and via diplomatic channels at the Organization for Security an
Swissinfo / Posted a month ago
envoy in Ankara and via diplomatic channels at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the Council of Europe, the continent’s leading human rights organisation, according to a statement provided to swissinfo.ch on... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Ukraine, Georgia Pledge Strategic Partnershipcontinuation of joint Georgian-Ukrainian diplomatic activities in international
Civil Georgia / Posted 1 months ago
continuation of joint Georgian-Ukrainian diplomatic activities in international formats, among them the UN, OSCE and the Council of Europe. Economic cooperation between Georgia and Ukraine was also on the agenda of Poroshenko’s visit to Georgia.... Read more

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