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Russian Federation: Council of Europe expulsion must not leave victims of human rights violations without remedies

People across Russia will lose crucial human rights protections as a result of the Russian Federation’s expulsion from the Council of Europe following its military aggression against Ukraine, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) warned today. Following its suspension from the Council of Europe on 25 February, Russia formally indicated its withdrawal from the organisation, […]

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Turkey: Council of Europe Committee should trigger infringement proceedings

The Council of Europe Committee of Ministers should trigger infringement proceedings against Turkey at its September 14-16, 2021 meeting for its failure to implement the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECtHR) judgment ordering the release of the jailed human rights defender Osman Kavala, Human Rights Watch, the International Commission of Jurists, and the Turkey Litigation […]

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