Rights International Spain, our Spanish member organization, has released its report on the county's coronavirus contact tracing app, finding irregularities in the app’s data protection impact assessment and risk analysis.
In this tracker, the Civil Liberties Union for Europe (Liberties) collects the most important developments around COVID passes as they emerge, with a special emphasis on those that Liberties as a human rights watchdog finds potentially concerning.
Anti-lockdown protests erupted in Austria, Germany, Hungary and the Netherlands. Some are fueled by politics, some by extremism.
What is a contact-tracing app? Do they follow me on it? Who sees the data collected by the app?
Liberties and Access Now today sent a letter to the European Commission to inquire about the interoperability system for COVID-19 contact-tracing applications that was set up by the Commission.
Why does anti-masking fit so well with the views of authoritarian voters and leaders?
CILD learned that a Covid-positive Gambian man with an Italian residence permit had been transferred to a quarantine ship, with no prior notice. Dozens of similar cases of migrants being quarantined in this way soon emerged.
Hungary PM Viktor Orban wants to block the 750 billion EUR recovery aid for all Europeans, if EU funds will be tied to respect of democratic values and human rights.
Wearing a mask during COVID19 makes our societies freer, because it gives more people more choice over how to live their lives.