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The indictments announced yesterday against Osman Kavala and 15 others raise questions as to the adherence of the Turkish judiciary to international and European standards. Using the 2013 Gezi Park protests to seek life sentences lacks credibility, creates a climate of fear and discourages peaceful
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 21/02/2019
The Council today adopted conclusions on EU priorities in UN human rights fora in 2019. It reaffirms the EU's commitment to promoting and protecting human rights, democracy and the rule of law, which also play a key role in ensuring peace and sustainable security.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 18/02/2019
Every girl and woman has the right to live a life free of violence and pain. And yet, more than 200 million women and girls across the world have been forced to undergo the painful and traumatic practice of Female Genital Mutilation, including 500,000 living in Europe. Millions more girls are at
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 05/02/2019
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 15/01/2019