Jagland: ‘Would be disastrous if Russia pulls out of Council of Europe’
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Thorbjorn Jagland, the secretary general of the Council of Europe - the continent’s leading human rights organisation - discusses indications from Moscow that Russia might stop cooperating with the European Court of Human Rights. “If Russia falls out of the convention, it would be a disaster for people living there, and it would also be a major problem for Europe,” Jagland tells FRANCE 24’s Armen Georgian.
Jagland also discusses human rights in Turkey, freedom of expression in Poland, child migration, and violence against women.
A programme presented by Armen Georgian.
Produced by Isabelle Romero and Roxane Runel.