About: Nils Muižnieks

Future EU 13-12-2013

Human rights commissioner: ‘European states should penalise participation in racist extremist groups’

The latest report by the Council of Europe's human rights commissioner warns against the consequences of austerity policies on the most vulnerable parts of society. In an interview with EURACTIV, Nils Muižnieks also discussed the crackdown on Roma populations and the rise of extreme parties at the next European elections.