MLK’s Impact On Europe’s Roma

We mark Martin Luther King Day with a podcast highlight in which Roma activist Robert Rustem discusses the impact of the African-American struggle for human rights on Roma people as they fight anti-gipsyism in Europe.

Naomi Campbell, The Daily Mirror And The ECHR

A freedom of expression complaint by the British Daily Mirror newspaper, involving the supermodel Naomi Campbell, comes before European Court of Human Rights judges on 18 January.

How the Council of Europe Spends Your Money

The Council of Europe announced its commitment to reducing expenditure, reducing costs and redeploying resources to priority sectors when this year’s financial programe was adopted last November.

Mediator Training Programme To Boost Roma Integration

Olöf Olafsdottir, the organisation’s Director of Education and Languages, told an Brussels Hearing on Education and training this morning that mediators, selected from 16 countries will start training in Strasbourg on 26-29 January.

Ukraine Family Awarded €90,000 After Human Rights Complaint

The case concerned the applicants’ relative’s death in a sobering-up facility as a result of police ill-treatment and the lack of effective investigation into it.