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Parliamentary Assembly Autumn Session

A current affairs debate on the crisis in Ukraine and a debate on countering neo-Nazism – with the participation of the Speaker of the Norwegian Parliament Olemic Thommessen – are among highlights of the autumn session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Strasbourg, from 29 September to 3 October 2014. An urgent debate on "Threats posed by the ‘Islamic State’ (IS) and violence against Christians and other religious communities" has also been requested. (more…)

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Council of Europe Journal


In this week’s edition,
- PACE President, Anne Brasseur, pays an official visit to Azerbaijan.
- Recruitment and financing of terrorism and organised crime – a Council of Europe conference discusses the issues.
- European Court of Human Rights - Russia's accused of intercepting telephone data without a court order.


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