October 3, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on Friday praised a ruling by Turkey's Constitutional Court that decreases the power of the country's telecommunications authority TIB to block websites and monitor internet users. The Constitutional Court of Turkey on Thursday ruled ...[read more]
November 8, 2013
by Stephen Adelgren
A European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) prosecutor in the Kosovo Special Prosecution Office filed an indictment against 15 defendants on Friday in the EULEX Mitrovica Basic Court. The individuals are accused of war crimes against civilians that occurred at a Kosovo Liberation Army ( ...[read more]
November 3, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
Kosovo on Sunday held its first elections for mayors and local councilors since the country's secession from Serbia. The elections, facilitated by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), are mandated by the countries' 19 April Agreement, which requires active Serb particip... ...[read more]
October 18, 2013
by Taylor Gillan
A UN independent rights expert on Friday joined with two other key international anti-trafficking expert mechanisms to call for global cooperation in the fight against the transnational trafficking of persons. Human rights experts from the UN, the Council of Europe (COE) and the Organization for ...[read more]
April 19, 2012
by Saheli Chakrabarty
Amnesty International (AI), Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) urged Azerbaijani authorities on Tuesday to conduct an investigation into the violent attack by police and security personnel against journalist Idrak Abbasov. Abbasov was beaten ...[read more]
December 6, 2011
by Michael Haggerson
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) issued preliminary findings on Sunday stating that the Russian election was "characterized by frequent procedural violations and instances of apparent manipulation." The report noted that the vote count was assessed was "bad or very ...[read more]
August 5, 2011
by Zach Zagger
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) expressed concern Friday over Belarus' handling of human rights activists and its efforts to silence opposition. OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Audronius Azubalis, said that the situation in Belarus is ...[read more]
September 29, 2010
by Andrea Bottorff
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Tuesday announced a collaborative project that will support and strengthen regional courts in the former Yugoslavia. The ICTY, partnered with the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe's Office for Democratic ...[read more]
January 30, 2010
by Ximena Marinero
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday dismissed two Russian proposals for new European security treaties and reaffirmed US commitment to unified European security. In prepared remarks delivered at the L’Ecole Militaire in Paris, Clinton said:the Russian Government under Presi... ...[read more]
August 13, 2009
by Andrew Morgan
The Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Thursday affirmed the conviction of publisher Ramazan Esergepov, sentenced to three years in jail for revealing state secrets in his newspaper. Esergepov was convicted on Saturday for publishing communications purporting to show a connection ...[read more]

Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.