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Will the ECHR Determine That Russia Occupies Crimea? Ukraine’s Bungled Attempt Stands to Massively Backfire
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Will the ECHR Determine That Russia Occupies Crimea? Ukraine’s Bungled Attempt Stands to Massively Backfire
September 30, 2019

Ukraine’s Human Rights case against Russia in the ECHR is nothing more than a thinly veiled referendum on Russia’s membership in the Council of Europe

Rogue State? – Britain Railing Against International Norms and Laws
April 14, 2019

Leaving aside Britain’s past, most particularly that of empire, the country is not just continually moving towards authoritarianism it is beginning to demonstrate all the early signs of a rogue state.

Rogue State? – Britain Railing Against International Norms and Laws
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Moscow to Leave the ECHR: Pursuing a ‘Russia First’ Policy
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Moscow to Leave the ECHR: Pursuing a ‘Russia First’ Policy
March 4, 2018

As a member of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Moscow does not need the podium of the PACE to make its views known. But will the CE enjoy the same clout without Russia?

Russia, Council of Europe: Impending Crisis in Relationship
October 11, 2017

No Russian official has made a statement that Moscow is going to leave the organization but the idea is in the air.

Russia, Council of Europe: Impending Crisis in Relationship
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Russia Not to Attend PACE Session
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Russia Not to Attend PACE Session
January 16, 2016

The Russian delegation will not attend the winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) unless the organization signals its readiness to fully restore all delegation’s rights prior to the session…

CIA Torture Prisons in Poland
February 25, 2015

The European Court of Human Rights confirmed on February 17 that the Polish government was complicit in the CIA’s secretive programme of rendition, detention and interrogation. The Court in Strasbourg rejected a challenge from the Polish government to a landmark ruling from last July, the decision which now makes that original judgement final… Poland is the first EU member to be found guilty of complicity in the CIA’s secret detention programme and responsible for multiple violations of the detainees’ rights…

CIA Torture Prisons in Poland
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Poland’s Complicity in CIA Torture Programme Confirmed as European Court Rejects Warsaw’s Appeal
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Poland’s Complicity in CIA Torture Programme Confirmed as European Court Rejects Warsaw’s Appeal
February 19, 2015

The European Court of Human Rights today confirmed that the Polish government was complicit in the CIA’s secretive programme of rendition, detention and interrogation. The Court in Strasbourg today rejected a challenge from the Polish government to a landmark ruling from last July, a decision which now makes that original judgement final.

Plight of Romanians and Hungarians in Ukraine
October 9, 2014

The independent Ukraine boasts a rather short history. The relations with minorities have never been a feather in the hat of Kiev authorities. The real state of things was largely muted to make it a smouldering problem. The «national revolution» has exacerbated the situation to the boiling point, especially talking about Hungarians and Romanians… 

Plight of Romanians and Hungarians in Ukraine
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