Podcast : The Euro-Arab Forum and the impact of cultural diversity in Saudi Arabia

In this podcast, Abeer Albedaiwy shares her views on the fifth Euro-Arab Youth Forum Learning and Practicing Citizenship conference, which began today in Strasbourg.

Turkey: Nils Muižnieks calls on authorities to end media intimidation

Police raids on newsrooms and the arrest of two journalists, have placed the spotlight on media freedom in Turkey.

Azerbaijan: Parliamentary Assembly President alarmed by crackdown on civil society, human rights defenders and independent journalists

Anne Brasseur will put her human rights concerns to Azerbaijan’s Speaker of Parliament Ogtay Asadov, at tomorrow’s 4th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament.

Italy: Judges say unlawfully-detained migrants faced degrading conditions at Lampedusa reception centre

Unlawful detention of Tunisian migrants in degrading conditions on the island of Lampedusa in Italy pending collective expulsion, breached human rights law, according to today’s European court judgement.

Italy: Court ruling to focus attention on migrant conditions in Lampedusa

Later today, judges will deliver their decision in a complaint which will focus attention on Italy’s treatment of migrants sent to the Lampedusa island reception centre.