The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union has won its case against a pro-government journalist who had brought the organisation to court for refusing to release data that were not public interest, and so need not be released.
Romanians are sending a clear message to decision-makers: We don’t want link taxes and upload filters! There is still time to tell your MEPs that the proposal does NOT fit the current digital environment.
NGOs from Italy and Russia have established a strong working relationship to share information and experiences in the field of prisoners rights. This cooperation comes despite the arrests of activists from the Italian NGO by Russian police.
The European Court of Human Rights has once again found Italy guilty of violating Article 3 of the Convention on Human Rights , which prohibits torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
Hungarian NGOs and Liberties recently asked the Commission to take three measures to protect the rule of law and the freedom of NGOs in Hungary and across the EU. Here's our assessment of the Commission's reply.
Staff shortages in hospitals often lead to patients being tied down or given calming medication, and the country’s use of caged beds has been criticised internationally for 20 years. New guidelines from the Ministry still fail to meet EU standards.
Most people (and we here at Liberties too) believe that we ought to obey the laws of our respective countries, not only for practical reasons - like avoiding punishment - but for moral reasons too. But sometimes breaking can be justified.
Politicians arguing in favour of mass surveillance often make a distinction about the kind of information that they want to collect. They argue that just collecting our metadata, rather than content data, is fine. Let's look at that claim...
'Mass' or 'dragnet' surveillance has been in the news a lot recently. Later episodes in the series will explain why this practice is such a problem. But to understand why mass surveillance is so bad, we first need to explain what it is. Here goes...
In six months, activists collected 85,000 signatures in support of a new immigration law. The signatures have been submitted to Parliament to bring pressure on politicians to back a more humane system.
Atletico Diritti, a very special football team composed of refugees, people in the criminal system and students, takes the pitch for its fourth season, playing in the name of integration, anti-racism and human rights for all.