Tag: Council of Europe

The Nonviolent Radical Party presents a Report on Prisons

The Nonviolent Radical Party presents a Report on Prisons

On December 20, the Report on Prisons edited by Rita Bernardini, coordinator of the PRNTT addressed to the Council of Europe for consideration was presented in a conference held at the headquarters of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (NRPTT). Gian Domenico Caiazza, lawyer and president of the Union of Criminal Chambers of Italy joined the conference. Speakers included Sergio

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PACE denounces ‘psychological’ methods used to exert political influence over the media

PACE denounces ‘psychological’ methods used to exert political influence over the media

On 29 June 2017 the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) denounced a number of methods used to exert political influence on journalists: physical threats and arbitrary detentions, intimidation and harassment of directors and journalists, to more “insidious” psychological pressures to induce self-censorship or the disappearance of critical media. In a resolution based on a report by Stefan Schennach, member

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Committee for the Prevention of Torture publishes Report on UK

Committee for the Prevention of Torture publishes Report on UK

On April 19, the British Parliament approved Prime Minister May’s motion for early political elections on June 8th. The motion was adopted with the required two-thirds quorum, thanks to the support of the Labour and Liberal-Democrat opposition. On the same day, the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) published a report denouncing the general state of

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