Pro Bono Connect, New Dutch Connections, the NJCM, the Leiden Law Clinic and DLA Piper launched the Know Your Rights project; a project aimed at empowering young asylum seekers by introducing them into various legal topics.
Almost 70 NGOs are urging Lithuanian MPs to better protect victims of domestic violence by complying with international obligations and ratifying the Council of Europe Convention combating violence against women.
Geert Wilders, leader of the far-right Party for Freedom (PVV), has proposed a bill that calls for immediately arresting and detaining people who possibly present a threat to national safety, despite there being little or no evidence.
Liberties and Hungarian NGOs welcome the Commission's decision to launch infringement proceedings against Hungary, but we renew our call for a structural review of the retrogressive reforms that have taken place in Hungary since 2010.
The director of the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency, Michael O'Flaherty, spoke to Liberties about the problems of shrinking civil space, NGO financing in the EU and his agency's changing role when it comes to keeping up rights protection in Europe.
If you witnessed a crime, you would try to report it, right? But what if the crime you witnessed was being committed by police officers using excessive force? You might wonder: Am I allowed to take a picture or film it?
Rather than shutting our doors to refugees, we should be opening them and giving them work and a chance to contribute to society. It benefits all of us, and if you don't believe it, just watch and see for yourself.