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Federal Minister Westerwelle on Greece’s entry into the ICJ proceedings between Germany and Italy

Jan 13, 2011 | GermanyUN

Greek Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas informed Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle by telephone yesterday evening that his Government was applying to join the proceedings between Germany and...

Joint Statement by Foreign Ministers Frattini and Westerwelle

Jan 12, 2011 | GermanyUN

Berlin, 12th January 2011 „Italy and Germany believe that freedom of faith and the rights of religious minorities are a fundamental part of the international human rights catalogue and of the univ...

Minister of State Hoyer worried about situation in Tunisia

Jan 11, 2011 | GermanyUN

The demonstrations in Tunisia, which began as protests against high unemployment, have escalated in the last few days. Several demonstrators have died in violent clashes with security forces. More peo...

Human Rights Commissioner and Chairman of the Central Council of Muslims on religious freedom

Jan 11, 2011 | GermanyUN

During a joint visit to the mosque at Columbiadamm, Berlin, the Chairman of the Central Council of Muslims Aiman Mazyek and the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy Markus Löning is...

Human Rights Commissioner condemns sentencing of Iranian human rights activists

Jan 11, 2011 | GermanyUN

After a Tehran court sentenced the two Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and Shiva Nazar Ahari to, respectively, eleven and four years in jail, Federal Government Human Rights Commissioner M...