Georgia’s achievements must be recognised

Georgia is one of the few bright lights among the countries of the Eastern partnership. It is all the more regrettable, therefore, that there has been a delay in agreeing the visa liberalisation regime between Georgia and the EU before …

Thailand should protect labour rights

Thailand recently convicted a British human rights activist Andy Hall for revealing serious human rights violations and illegal activities in a Thai pineapple processor Natural Fruit Company Ltd. Hall was sentenced to a three year suspended term of imprisonment for...

MEPs appeal against execution of Bangladeshi political leader

In their letter to the Bangladesh’s prime minister Hasina, the signatory MEPs expressed their concern of an unlawful procedures of Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal (ICT). The court has been set up to try and punish persons accused of committing atrocities,...

MEPs demand Putin to release Tatar leader Umerov

Heidi, among a group of MEPs wrote a letter to the Russian president Putin urging for immediate release of Ilmi Umerov, deputy head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatars. . Umerov has been a traget of politically motivated prosecution and was …