Daily Archives: June 20, 2016

Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on today’s arrests of Human Rights defender and two journalists in Turkey

The arrest of the President of Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT), Prof. Şebnem Korur Fincancı, and of two journalists, Erol Önderoğlu (from Reporters Without Borders) and Ahmet Nesin, today goes against Turkey’s commitment to respect the fundamental rights, including … Continue reading

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Joint Statement ahead of World Refugee Day 2016

Brussels, 19/06/2016  160619_01_en  Statement On the occasion of World Refugee Day, the following statement is issued by Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President for Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the … Continue reading

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