Council of Europe

International organization for defending human rights

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The Council of Europe is an international organisation whose stated aim is to uphold human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Europe. Founded in 1949, it has 47 member states, covers approximately 820 million people and operates with an annual budget of approximately 500 million euros.

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Parliamentarians from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, warned Armenia on Tuesday to refrain from pressuring its judiciary.
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

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Human rights body had stripped Moscow of its voting rights over 2014 Crimea annexation Russia will remain in the Council of Europe after ministers at the human..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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