Fewer migrant arrivals mean fewer deaths in the Mediterranean. But that good news masks a disturbing trend - the rate of deaths in proportion to arrivals has never been higher, in part because NGOs have been forced to end their rescue operations.
The number of migrants
arriving to Europe is back to pre-2015 levels, but far-right leaders all over
Europe are still using anti-immigration rhetoric to advance their agenda. Meanwhile, the journey for migrants and refugees becomes ever more
The EU's new data protection regulation, the GDPR, enters into force on 25 May. It sets new standards for the handling of your personal data. Your privacy matters to us, and it's important you understand how we handle and store your data, and how you c...
Police officers that abuse their power must be held to account. The only way to ensure this is to make them easily identifiable. States have an obligation under the European Convention on Human Rights to put in place safeguards to protect people from t...
Worldwide, 25 million unsafe abortions (45% of all abortions) occurred each year between 2010 and 2014, according to a new study by WHO and the Guttmacher Institute published in the medical journal The Lancet.The majority of unsafe abortions, or 97%, o...
Taking an evidence-based approach, EMCDDA's Europe Drugs Market report considers the impacts of the drug
market on wider society
and reviews the markets
for cannabis, heroin, cocaine, amphetamine,
and new psychoactive
Europol, which assists EU member states in fighting organized crime and terrorism, is due to be given additional powers to help it fight the growing threats of terrorism, human trafficking, and cyber crime, under approved plans.
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism has investigated how different countries in Europe treat unaccompanied minors seeking asylum. Find out how well your government is treating asylum-seeking children!CLICK FOR THE FULL INFOGRAPHIC
Refugees continue to arrive at the doors of Europe every day, but where do they come from and why? Our new infographic traces their perilous migration routes and gives basic but essential information, like the difference between "refugee" and "migrant."
The burning issue of police brutality in Bulgaria is highlighted in this new infographic from the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee. It is based on 1,691 individual interviews with inmates from 29 detention facilities, including all prisons.
One development is the discovery the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee made of the high number of deaths of children (292) in homes for medical and social care from 2010-2014. Another development is the closure of one of the targeted institu...
There were 101 new psychoactive substances (aka 'designer drugs') reported for the first time in Europe in 2014. So what are new psychoactive substances, and how widespread are they? All you need to know is in this new infographic.