September 15, 2020
According to Matthew Karnitschnig writing in Politico, as Beijing continues to be a source of concern and human rights violations, Germany must seriously consider the future of Euro-Chinese relations.
September 14, 2020
Despite France's efforts to ensure health safety during the Coronavirus pandemic, the European Parliament has decided not to hold its next plenary session in Strasbourg as is the norm, but in Brussels, resulting in criticism from French officials who referred to the decision as "incomprehensible".
September 10, 2020
During a visit to Turkey, which has engaged in the controversial suppression and imprisonment of some judges, academics, and opposition party members, European Court of Human Rights President Robert Spano stressed the importance of respecting the rule of law and judicial independence.
September 09, 2020
According to David Green, director of British Think Tank, Civitas, just as a new form of righteous intimidation politics has taken root, creating a significant break from the traditional values of a liberal democracy, the UK Government has established the Commission of Race and Ethnic Disparities (CRED) to investigate disparities between ethnic groups.
September 07, 2020
Following weeks of protests after last months controversial elections in Belarus of President Lukashenko, the European Union, with the help of transatlantic partners, including the United States, is aiming to reinstate sanctions that were rescinded in 2016 against the longtime leader as several human rights violations have become known, including 450 documented cases of torture.