Video Reports: Parliamentary Assembly Summer Session

Watch videos from the first two days of the Parliamentary Assembly’s summer session.

Malta: Assembly to launch inquiry into murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

British MP George Foulkes has been appointed General Rapporteur on media freedom and the protection of journalists. “My first inquiry is into the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia,” he revealed.

Parliamentary Assembly MP Petra de Sutter: International Migration Day has become an “inglorious day” for Europe

“The overcrowded hotspot facilities on the Greek islands are a crying shame,” declared the assembly’s General Rapporteur on conditions of reception of refugees and migrants. “Moria, the refugee camp on Lesbos, is not only a prison anymore. It has become a war zone where basic assistance and needs are not fulfilled.”

Turkey: Murat Arslan wins fifth Václav Havel Human Rights Prize

Arslan has been in detention since 2016. He is a former Rapporteur of the Turkish Constitutional Court and president of the now dissolved Association for the Union of Judges and Prosecutors (YARSAV).

Turkey: Assembly MP condemns “abusive use” of an Interpol arrest warrant against Dogan Akhanli

Parliamentary Assembly MP Bernd Fabritius said: “I condemn the Red Notice against Dogan Akhanli, requested by Turkey and invite Interpol to re-examine it in light of the rules outlawing politically-motivated interventions and to delete the Notice as appropriate.”