THE PACE WINTER SESSIONS STARTS IN STRASBOURG
In Strasbourg the PACE winter session started. On the first day of the session, the Assembly will hold a ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation ofAuschwitz. During the session the question of the rights of the Russian Delegation and the humanitarian situation inUkrainewill be discussed. Sanctions againstRussiaare on the January 26 agenda. Last year PACE had already deprivedRussiafrom the right to vote because of the situation overCrimea.
Such issues like freedom of speech, discrimination and intolerance inEuropewill also be discussed in this session.