The Commission is re-writing its strategy for implementing the Charter of Fundamental Rights. Liberties’ new policy paper sets out what new tools and practices the Commission needs to implement if it's going to bring the rights of citizens to life.
The House of Lords, the upper chamber of the UK Parliament, has voted to keep the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in force following Brexit. The 316 to 245 vote is yet another blow to the government's hope to shed EU...
Because Britain was rights-friendly, but Eurosceptic, the country’s departure from the EU will have a mixed impact on EU fundamental rights policy.
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What can the EU do if my government is violating human rights that haven’t been put into EU laws?
The EU is not very good at stepping in to protect human rights inside its borders, but if you think the EU or a member country has violated the Charter, you can take action.
The EU decided to write down all the human rights that it must protect in one document: the Charter of Fundamental Rights.