human rights

Italy condemned twice in one week by the European Court of Human Rights

In Cestaro v Italy ( 7 April 2015) the European Court of Human Rights held that the ill-treatment sustained by the applicant when the police stormed the Diaz-Pertini school amounted to “torture” within the meaning of Article 3 of the Convention.  This refers to the events which occurred at the end of the G8 summit in Genoa in […]

Council of Europe: Nurturing Human Rights

The Andorran Chairmanship of the Council of Europe (CoE) is launching a campaign in support of the values promoted by the Convention on Human Rights. As the Council of Europe states: “For more than 60 years, the Council of Europe’s Convention on Human Rights has worked for the respect of fundamental freedoms. It has made […]