Podcast: Andrew Dawson – Problems with UK’s Prevent de-radicalisation policy

In this podcast, lawyer and Conservative councillor Andrew Dawson outlines the problems and challenges facing the United Kingdom’s ‘Prevent Strategy,’ designed to de-radicalise young people.

Podcast: Ambassador Tomáš Boček on Europe and migration

In this podcast, ahead of his fact-finding mission to Serbia and Hungary this week, Ambassador Bocek discusses Europe’s real migration numbers, the projections for this year, how states are responding to the newcomers and whether it is possible to take migration out of increasingly toxic political debates.

Court awards €3m following “serious failings” in Russia’s response to Beslan terror attack

Human rights judges ruled today that the Russian authorities were responsible for “serious failings” in their response to the Beslan school terrorist attack, which left 180 children dead.

Serbia: Journalist and human rights defender ‘International Criminal Tribunal’ dispute set for Strasbourg ruling

The case concerns her complaint about her conviction for insult following an article she wrote about Nataša Kandić, a well-known human rights activist.

Nicosia hosts ‘Securing Democracy through Education’ conference

An international conference opens today in Nicosia to promote the strengthening of democracy through education across the Council of Europe’s 47 member states. Ministers of Education from state parties to the European Cultural Convention will take part in the two-day …