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On 12 April, opening the 13th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Doha, Qatar, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon along with several other top UN officials today spotlighted the critical connection between rule of law and sustainable development.
Turkey has reacted with anger to the comment made by the Pope Francis at a service in Rome at a Mass in the Armenian Catholic rite at Peter’s Basilica, attended by the Armenian president and church leaders earlier on Sunday, and recalled its envoy to the Vatican. The row has continued to sour relations between Armenia and Turkey.
Kenya has given the United Nations three months to remove a camp housing more than half a million Somali refugees, as part of a get-tough response to the killing of 148 people by Somali gunmen at a Kenyan university.
The independent inquiry led by former integrity commissioner Philip Moss, which found credible allegations of sexual assault and child abuse in Australia’s Nauru detention centre, was the third time in recent weeks that Australia faced a damning review of its system of mandatory immigration detention. Since that time, we’ve learned that immigration authorities may have known about these abuse allegations for months before taking action.
An Italian police attack on a protester at the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa amounted to "torture", the European Court of Human Rights has ruled.
An arson attack on a future refugee home in the German town of Tröglitz is only the latest indicator that anti-foreigner sentiment has spread too far in the country. The number of crimes directed at asylum-seekers has risen dramatically.
Entitled Golden Dawn Watch, the initiative will use accredited journalists and qualified lawyers to cover and provide analysis of the trial that opens on April 20.
Secretary General Jagland backs groundbreaking gender equality campaign in the name of 'strong, safe and prosperous societies'.
The Council of Europe has issued a Recommendation to its 47 member states spelling out the principles they should follow in their national legislation concerning the processing of personal data of employees and job candidates, for example with regard to health data or the monitoring of communications in the workplace.