Council of Europe Journal
Welcome to our weekly look at news and views of people involved in issues of human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Europe !
- Russian delegates no longer able to vote in Parliamentary Assembly
PACE says the annexation of Crimea goes against Russia's commitments to the Council of Europe
- Edward Snowden exposes reality of global mass surveillance to PACE
Snowden says security agencies specifically targeted human rights organisations
- 'Referendum' in and illegal annexation of Crimea have no legal effect
PACE President Anne Brasseur looks to the future.