Muižnieks reveals Balkans region reconcialiation fears

Mounting ethnic division and polarisation is overtaking reconciliation in the Balkans, according to the Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks.

Slovakia: Custody battle leads to human rights breach

A Slovak father has been awarded €15,000 by Strasbourg judges, who accepted that a child custody battle had led to a breach of his human rights.

Video: Love Not Hate – Portrait of Todi

Activist Todi, originally from Nigeria but now based in Cyprus, gives the background to her involvement in the No Hate Speech Movement.

New anti-human trafficking report on Poland

A new report reveals that Poland is making progress in tackling human trafficking but is not doing enough to stop labour exploitation

New anti-torture report on Spain

Anti-torture experts want Spain to put an end to its “incommunicado detention regime,” to protect criminal suspects from the “intrinsic potential for ill-treatment” but national authorities claim the measure is needed “in the context of the fight against terrorism.”