05 juin 2017

Statement by the Secretary General on the London attack

This was another cruel attack on our common values and freedoms. We stand united with our member state UK in the fight against extremism and terrorism. I am writing to Prime Minister Theresa May to convey my deepest condolences to the British people. My thoughts are with the families and the loved ones of the victims. More...

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London terrorist attack

Once again, the world has witnessed an appalling terrorist attack in London, which has cost the lives of several people and resulted in many wounded. I express my solidarity with the victims, their families and the United Kingdom. More...

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Terrorist attack in Manchester

I express my sincere condolences to the families of the victims and wish a prompt recovery to those injured. I want also to convey my deep sympathy to the British people and assure the UK authorities of my solidarity on behalf of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. More...

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Secretary General expresses condolences to UK for victims of Manchester attack

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland has written a letter of condolence to UK Prime Minister Theresa May following the terrorist attack at a pop concert in Manchester which has left at least 22 people dead and 59 injured. More...

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15 mai 2017

Graduate helps youth, students resist terrorism’s ‘allure’

By Reuben Kyama. A Ghanaian-born Coventry University graduate who launched a centre for counter-extremism in his home country is working to turn young people in West Africa, including university students, away from terrorism. More...

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18 avril 2017

French students among injured in London attack

By Amy Baker. Three French secondary school students were among those hurt by a terrorist incident in London, UK, yesterday – two of whom were injured badly when a car was driven into people on Westminster Bridge near the Houses of Parliament. More...

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Terrorist attack in Stockholm

In response to the terrorist attacks that have taken place in Europe these last weeks, we must stand united to combat hatred and barbarity.  Our democracies will be stronger than those who seek to destroy them. More...

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Stockholm attack

In a first reaction to the Stockholm truck attack today Secretary General Jagland said:
“I am shocked by the sad news from Stockholm. It looks like another attack on our common values and freedoms, another attack on a vibrant European city. My thoughts go to Sweden and the people of Stockholm.” More...

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Attack in Saint Petersburg’s underground

Once again, an act of horrendous violence has plunged one of our member States into mourning.  On behalf of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, I express my condolences to the families of the victims and I wish a prompt recovery to those injured.  I also wish to extend my deep sympathy to the Russian people and assure the Russian authorities of my solidarity. More...

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14 avril 2017

University marks second anniversary since terror attack

Garissa University College recently marked two years since a terrorist attack on the institution that left 142 students dead. Unlike last year's ceremony, which was attended by local political leaders, this event was a low-key affair graced by students and a handful of people, most of them college staff, writes Philip Muasya for the Standard. More...

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