As previously reported on the CIVICUS Monitor, on 22nd October 2020, the Polish Constitutional Tribunal ruled that abortion due to foetal abnormality is unconstitutional.
After the popular gay dating app Grindr was fined by the Norwegian data protection authority for misusing user data, all eyes are on other authorities to take steps to protect their citizens against intrusive dating apps.
When Poland's autocratic government imposes abortion ban, threatens free courts, LGBTQ people, they attack democracy & human rights. The EU must step up.
While the EU tries to cool discussions about the vaccine passport, EU member states, international trade organisations and a small town in South Germany take steps to implement it.
The vaccine passport is the hot topic now in Brussels. If the EU & governments add free movement to the list of liberties only available to those who get the vaccination, this will add to the social divide within countries.
While governments around the world are rightly focussing on vaccination strategies to protect people from COVID-19, a debate has heated up as to what the vaccine will entail for our civil liberties – including our right to move freely in the EU.
This is a summary of some of the most prominent media reports about the vaccine passport.
New report examines almost 50 Spanish court decisions relating to the crime of glorification of terrorism and finds that a significant number are inconsistent with international human rights law governing the right to free expression
The way the vaccine is distributed is likely to intensify existing inequalities in society, in three ways.
Three Polish women are on trial for offending religious feelings by making posters of Poland’s holiest icon of the Virgin Mary with a rainbow halo.