Podcast: Two hundred and fifty years of free speech in Sweden – celebrations and challenges

This podcast, featuring a historian, a diplomat, free expression expert Mélody Patry and the Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks, explores the evolution of free speech in the country and the challenges it faces now from creeping censorship and “fake news.”

Turkey: High risk child surgery led to human rights breach

The case concerned two high-risk operations performed on a patient which left her with severe neurological damage (92% disability).

Podcast: Improving women’s access to justice

A new project is underway to improve the access of Roma women to justice.

European court launches new system for single judge decisions

A new system for single judge decisions with more detailed reasoning has been announced today by the European Court of Human Rights.

Podcast: What Germany can teach Europe about migrants and refugees

In this podcast, Anna Rurka, president of the Conference of International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) discusses the good practices that have made Germany a leader among European nations in the reception of migrants and refugees.