Selmin Caliskan talks to DW's Friedrich Schmidt on human rights around the world and what she expects from the incoming government
Some of the world's worst rights abusers already have seats on the UN Human Rights Council. The Philippines and Eritrea have been controversially elected to join the likes of Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
For the first time, a country’s human rights record will be considered as part of the bidding process for a European Championship. Germany is taking no risks for Euro 2024.
The Malaysian government has agreed to amend the law to abolish capital punishment and halt all pending executions. Human rights groups have hailed the decision.
The Council of Europe has honored Oyub Titiev with its prestigious annual human rights award. The head of the Chechnya branch of rights group Memorial has been in prison since January on drugs charges.
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