TERREG is compromising EU directive protecting #Whistleblower. It could be used by governments to silence those who leak confidential information. LuxLeaks whistleblower Antoine Deltour is calling on MEPs to vote against the proposal.
Free speech is a fundamental EU right. That’s why we and 60+ other organizations call on the European Parliament to vote down the TERREG proposal.
Over 30 human & digital rights organisations push Members of the European Parliament to ban unlawful tracking & surveillance in online advertising.
Although Lithuania signed the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (the Istanbul Convention) in 2013, it has not yet been ratified. Only five other EU member states have failed to do so.
Despite the extended state of alarm, the coronavirus infection rate in Spain continues to rise at an accelerating rate. On 12th March 2021, the country scored second on the list of European countries with the highest number of COVID-19 cases.
As reported previously, protests have been ongoing since October 2020 when the Constitutional Tribunal (CT) ruled to impose a near-total ban on abortion.
On 3rd November 2020, the Hungarian Government declared a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic.
On 3rd November 2020, the Hungarian Government declared a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic. On 10th November 2020, the Hungarian parliament passed a law authorising the government to use its emergency powers for 90 days.
EU democracies suffered extra blows during the pandemic, according to our annual report. Good news: the EU has all the tools needed to protect and promote human rights in member states.
A new Liberties report finds that authoritarian governments in the EU upped their attacks against critical journalists and citizens' groups using COVID-19 as cover. But governments in traditionally stronger democracies have also done damage.