Forty people live in a "hospital" in Přerov in conditions similar to those of a Victorian workhouse. They have only one shower, are undernourished and have only one person to care of them. "Most of them are...
Belgium’s highest administrative court has condemned a protocol by the country’s immigration and guardianship authorities that severely limits the rights of unaccompanied foreign minors.
The Régine Orfinger-Karlin Prize for 2014 has been awarded to the collective "Les Morts de la Rue" (The Dead of the Street) at a ceremony attended by Françoise Tulkens, former vice-president of the European Court of Human Rights.
Ten years since Belgium passed a law promising better living conditions and a fairer disciplinary system for prisoners, many of its most important provisions have yet to be implemented.
The Belgian Immigration Office has requested the authority, without needing a warrant, to send police to raid private homes where undocumented individuals are believed to be staying.
The League of Human Rights challenges Belgian authorities to address the dangers of the human and financial disinvestment that is being implemented across the country's social protection and care facilities.
Every other year since 1996, the League of Human Rights has given the Régine Orfinger-Karlin Prize to an individual or group working in the field of human rights. There are three nominees for this year's award, including the mayor of Brussels.
The European Commission must give its opinion on Belgium's draft 2015 budget today. This review could demand new budgetary constraints based on what is outlined in the Fiscal Stability Treaty (TSCG). Four...
Do you have your own opinion and are not afraid of giving feedback - for example to your doctor? Do you suffer from a serious disease requiring expensive treatment? If you're in the Czech Republic, doctors could exclude you from their patient files.
We present a story of a private midwife who accompanies her clients to give birth in hospital and is intimidated by hospital staff because she is supporting the healthy care of a woman and child and respecting their needs and wishes.