May 26, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
Moshe Harel was arrested in connection with the organ trafficking operation in Kosovo during the 1998-1999 Kosovo War the European Union Rule of Law Mission to Kosovo (EULEX) said Friday. A report authored by Council of Europe (COE) member Dick Marty details how criminals harvested the organs of ...[read more]
December 15, 2010
by Carrie Schimizzi
Kosovar Prime Minister Hasham Thaci was named Tuesday in a draft report by Council of Europe member Dick Marty as the "boss" of an illegal criminal enterprise that trafficked human organs and drugs during the 1998-1999 Kosovo war. The report alleges that Thaci was the leader of the Kosovo ...[read more]
August 23, 2009
by Jay Carmella
Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) rapporteur Dick Marty on Friday called on European countries to show accountability for their role in assisting the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in using secret prisons. The statement follows reports that the CIA held high value ...[read more]
November 6, 2008
by Kiely Lewandowski
Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) rapporteur Dick Marty testified Wednesday at the trial of American and Italian intelligence officials for the 2003 abduction and rendition of Egyptian cleric Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr, also known as Abu Omar. Recalling the findings of his own ...[read more]
April 18, 2008
by Patrick Porter
European Commission ministers Friday agreed on implementation of a new counter-terrorism package, including a proposal to amend the Framework Decision on combating terrorism to criminalize recruitment and training for terrorism, particularly when committed through the Internet. Despite recent ...[read more]
April 7, 2008
by Alexis Unkovic
New EU anti-terror laws proposed by the European Commission fail to adequately reconcile human rights concerns and may conflict with the Council of Europe's Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism, Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) Rapporteur Dick Marty said Monday in a ...[read more]
February 20, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
Members of the European Parliament's Civil Liberties Committee have criticized the European Union's terrorism watch list as unfair and opaque, saying that the process for adding names to the list should be changed, according to Wednesday media reports. The comments came during a debate on ...[read more]
January 24, 2008
by Jaime Jansen
The Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) on Wednesday called the European Union and United Nations' practice of blacklisting terror suspects from interstate travel completely arbitrary and urged member states of both organizations to amend their blacklisting practice... ...[read more]
November 12, 2007
by Michael Sung
The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly Monday criticized procedures used by the UN Security Council and the European Union for blacklisting individuals and organizations on its terror list, adopting a draft report by parliamentarian Dick Marty that characterized the procedures as... ...[read more]
July 20, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
A top Republican legislator Friday called for an investigation into whether CIA agents leaked classified information to Council of Europe investigator Dick Marty about secret prisons for detaining suspected terrorists. Rep. Peter Hoekstra (R-MI), ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee... ...[read more]

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