14.6.16: The European Court of Human Rights found that former Georgian Prime Minister Ivane Merabishvili’s pre-trial detention was used to exert pressure on him and “lacked reasonableness”.
Azerbaijan’s ill-treatment of human rights defenders in the spotlight as it prepares to host the Formula 1 Grand Prix
2.6.16: Today Azerbaijan’s ill-treatment of human rights defenders Leyla & Arif Yunus was in the spotlight as it prepares to host the Formula 1 Grand Prix.
Legislating against foreign funding of human rights: A tool of repression in the former Soviet Union
25.5.16: The ability of civil society organisations to seek, secure and use resources, including foreign funding, is a fundamental component of their right to exist and effectively operate.