Category : Statements
Investigate corruption allegations linking PACE and Azerbaijan
We, representatives of international and national non-governmental organisations, issue this appeal prior to a discussion of the investigation into allegations of corruption at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in connection with its work on Azerbaijan, at the Assembly’s April 2017 session and a meeting of the Bureau of the Assembly before […]
Weakening encryption would harm journalists
Encrypted communication tools are used by investigative journalists and reporters under fire, as well as businesses and governments, to have safe conversations and to report on difficult and often dangerous situations. Attempts by the UK government to create a backdoor into these services would potentially put lives at risk by making the systems far less […]
Belarus: Wave of detentions must end
Organisations have written to the president of Belarus to demand an end to recent wave of detentions of journalists, activists and opposition figures.