While the EU continues to stay silent about digital vaccine passports, widespread debate around the topic gathers pace.
The Belgian League of Human Rights, a Liberties member, is challenging a ministerial order that allows the large-scale collection and processing of the health data of workers, breaching their fundamental rights.
Liberties has been awarded a grant that enables examination of the threats posed by the contact tracing apps and their efficacy, allowing governments to respond to future public health challenges in a more transparent and privacy-respecting manner.
Belgian government adopted new decree in secrecy giving social security services access to sensitive health data of citizens. The Belgian League of Human Rights filed an appeal.
Covid restrictions have created a dangerous climate of arbitrariness and mistrust, resulting in a sick society. Authorities must implement measures that help fight the pandemic without taking away basic freedoms.
With our new member from Slovakia, the Liberties network is now active in 18 countries across Europe.
Facial recognition surveillance poses a threat on free societies - it invades our privacy, strengthens racial bias, enables pervasive policing & mass surveillance.
Activists and citizens can now push the European Commission to protect them against facial recognition technologies.
Anti-lockdown protests erupted in Austria, Germany, Hungary and the Netherlands. Some are fueled by politics, some by extremism.
As previously reported on the CIVICUS Monitor, on 22nd October 2020, the Polish Constitutional Tribunal ruled that abortion due to foetal abnormality is unconstitutional.