Thorbjorn Jagland

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Head of the Council of Europe and chairman of the Norwegian Nobel... News PhotoChairperson,Council of Europe,Event,Geneva,Horizontal,Human Rights,Nobel Committee,Politics,Speech,Switzerland,Thorbjorn Jagland,UN Human Rights Council,WaitingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPHead of the Council of Europe and chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Thorbjoern Jagland, waits to address the assembly during the 22nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on February 26, 2013 in Geneva. Europe's Roma are paying a high price amid the spiralling economic crisis, Jagland said warning that many more were likely to head westward as conditions deteriorate in the East. 'Minorities in Europe are coming under a lot more pressure than they have in a long time,' Jagland said in an interview with AFP ahead of an address at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)