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Council of Europe: an initiative to let everyone know ECRI’s General Policy Recommendations

The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) was established by the Council of Europe in 1993. It is an independent human rights monitoring body specialised in questions relating to ...

Last update 30 Oct 2018
Panoramic photo of the building headquarters of the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France.
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European Court of Human Rights: Italian authorities failed to protect a mother and son by not taking prompt action on complaints concerning conjugal violence

With the judgment of 2nd March 2017, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) condemned Italy for the case of Talpis v Italy (no. 41237/14). Ms. Talpis brought the case in front of the ECtHR ...

Last update 21 Mar 2017
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2014 Annual report of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance: a dramatic increase in antisemitism, Islamophobia and online hate speech

The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) published its Annual report which identifies a dramatic increase in antisemitism, Islamophobia, online hate speech and xenophobic ...

Last update 21 Jul 2015
Representatives of minority of Gagauz people in Ukraine.

Minority rights

The modern Ukraine іs a multinational Country with representatives of more than 130 nationalities living in its territory. As recorded in the 2001 census, the main minority groups include Russians ...

Last update 2 Jan 2015
Logo of Human Rights Watch
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Human Rights Watch: Italy should strenghten legal protection for LGTB people

Human Rights Watch has affirmed that the Italian Chamber of deputies should adopt the strongest possible measures against discrimination and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity. ...

Last update 20 Sep 2013
A painting on yellow cloth, created for an exhibit inside the UNESCO Headquarters, in occasion of the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.

The inhuman working conditions in monocropping plantations as new forms of slavery

Despite the large mechanization in the agrofuels sector, there are still some activities requiring the intensive human labour: the preparation of the soil before sowing, mostly pulling up roots and ...

Last update 26 Oct 2011
Headquarters of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).
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Council of Europe: PACE denounces the rise of security discourse stigmatising Roma

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) denounced the increasingly frequent use of security discourse on the national political scene. Presenting her report to the Assembly, ...

Last update 12 Oct 2010

Consiglio d'Europa: Dichiarazione sull'intolleranza, una minaccia per la democrazia

Documentazione (1990)


Last update 9 Nov 2010