Thorbjørn Jagland: Planned changes to migrants law could undermine Slovenia’s human rights guarantees

In a letter to Slovenia’s primie Minister Miro Cerar, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland confirmed his fears that planned changes to the country’s asylum laws could undermine human rights commitments.

Video: International Migrants’ Day

“Making diverse societies work is not simple,” says Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland in this video statement to mark International Migrant’s Day.

Turkey: Jagland condemns deadly terrorist bomb attack

“I strongly condemn the terrorist attack which killed so many soldiers and injured dozens this morning in Kayseri, less than a week after the deadly Istanbul attacks,” said Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland.

Thorbjørn Jagland: Let’s celebrate rather than caricature the European Court of Human Rights

In an article in the New York Times, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland, outlines how a “breakdown in the postwar consensus that accepted international law as a fair price for peace and prosperity,” is affecting the work and reputation of the European court.

Thorbjørn Jagland: Hate speech is not free speech

“Join the Action Day for Human Rights Online on 10 December. Say NO to hate speech,” the Secretary General said.