Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on Arrest and Detention of Alexei Navalny

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Thursday, April 29, 2021
Author: 
Michael Plachta
Volume: 
37
Issue: 
5
Abstract: 

On April 22, 2021, at its 14th sitting, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution and Recommendation on the arrest and detention of Alexei Navalny in January 2021. The debate as well as the Resolution and Recommendation were based on a Report prepared by the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights.[1]



* Professor Plachta specializes in criminal law and international criminal law. He has authored numerous publications on a wide range of problems concerning law enforcement and international cooperation in criminal matters. He currently teaches criminal law and European criminal law at the University of Security in Poznan, Poland.

[1] Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, The arrest and detention of Alexei Navalny in January 2021, Rapporteur Jacques Maire, doc. 15270, April 19, 2021.