Tag: right to know

Report by the Italian Senate’s Special Commission on Human Rights

Report by the Italian Senate’s Special Commission on Human Rights

The Report of the Special Commission on Human Rights of the Italian Senate, presented on 4 April 2018, addresses the main issues related to Italy’s commitment to the inviolable human rights at the domestic and international levels. The Commission, created for the first time during the XIV Legislature, works in liaison with organizations that deal with fundamental human rights; it

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Commemoration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

Commemoration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

On 10 March 2018 the Global Committee for the Rule of Law "Marco Pannella" and the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty joined a commemoration in Geneva, Switzerland, to mark the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising of 1959 against the Chinese occupation. The demonstration started off with a march from Jardin des Anglais to Place des Nations, in front of

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EU Ombudsman: citizens have the right to know

EU Ombudsman: citizens have the right to know

Following an 11-month inquiry, European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, issued on 13 February a recommendation relating to the transparency of the Council legislative process. As Mrs O’Reilly puts it: “EU citizens have a treaty-based right to participate in the democratic life of the Union. Citizens cannot properly exercise this right unless the EU legislative process is sufficiently open to allow citizens to

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“Ethical Prize” 2017 awarded to the memory of Marco Pannella

“Ethical Prize” 2017 awarded to the memory of Marco Pannella

On Friday 9 February the “Ethical Prize” was presented to honor the memory of Marco Pannella. Amb. Giulio Terzi, president of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law and a member of the Radical Party for many years was the recipient of the prize. The ceremony, organized by Plana Cultural Association chaired by Sergio Costa, took place at Palazzo Reale in Milan.

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What about the Khmer Rouge Tribunal?

What about the Khmer Rouge Tribunal?

More than 10 years have passed since the establishment of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) for the persecution of crimes committed during the Government of Democratic Kampuchea, commonly known as the Cambodia Tribunal or Khmer Rouge Tribunal. In June 2003 an agreement was reached between the Cambodian Government and the United Nations on the assistance and

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