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About Florian Irminger

Florian Irminger is Human Rights House Foundation's (HRHF’s) Head of Advocacy. Leading HRHF's advocacy programme, he works with member NGOs of Human Rights Houses and other partners in order to raise concerns and recommendations at international fora.

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Death penalty: Belarus must be accountable to someone

Belarus is the last country in Europe to apply the death penalty. It often does so in secret. 

Council of Europe: don't compromise on human rights in Russia!

After congratulating Vladimir Putin on re-election, the COE must hold Russia accountable and require the same respect for fundamental freedoms as it does from other countries.

Silence – the EU’s strategy for human rights abuses in its neighbourhood

Talk in Brussels among non-governmental organisations and parliamentarians is that the EU lacks a strategy to address human rights violations in the European neighbourhood. However, what if the EU has a strategy?

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