Commission charts end to execution and torture in human rights plans

Euractiv | Mar 25, 2020 at 6:27 PM
  • The European Commission is calling on member states to work together on the world stage to put an end to capital punishment and torture.
  • The details are included in the executive’s communication on the EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy for 2020-2024, for which the Commission is seeking the backing of EU governments.
  • The meeting would have been the first coming together of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and European Commission and European Council presidents, Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel, since they took up their new posts.