A change to the country's criminal procedures — implemented a year after the previous amendment was adopted — poses a threat to the principle of legal certainty.
Warrantless searches of private homes and even greater prison overcrowding could be unfortunate byproducts of Belgium's proposed reform to the criminal code.
The campaign to condemn rape called "Vergewaltigung verurteilen! Nein heißt nein!" (Condemn rape! No means no!) concluded by handing out over 62,000 postcards to the Federal Ministry of Justice. A coalition of women's...
Three years in prison for disrespecting Romania: MPs discuss harsh new penalties for insulting the flag, anthem, police, judiciary, etc.
Human rights, justice and the rule of law are core values on which the EU is founded. The Spanish government has adopted a package of legal reforms that severely undermines these principles. Ask the Commission to take action to protect European values!
A statement from Rights International Spain, released in the face of Spain’s approval of the new "gag law," reminds us that we must continue to exercise our rights to defend them.