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US Department of State report highlights human rights practices in Armenia
According to the report, broadcast and larger-circulation print media generally lacked diversity of political opinion and objective reporting. Besides, it said, social media users freely expressed opinions about the new government and former authorities on various social media platforms.
EU parliament calls for freeze on Turkey's membership talks
MEPs believe that to keep Turkey economically anchored to the EU, the possibility to upgrade the 1995 EU-Turkey Customs Union to include, for example, agriculture and public procurement, must remain an option, but only if there are concrete improvements in the field of democracy, human rights, fundamental freedoms and the rule of law.