A study on the attitudes towards and public opinions about LGBT people among Estonians shows they have improved in recent years. People opposing the Civil Partnership Act are in minority for the first time.
Estonia has been in political turmoil for the past few months as the Estonian Centre Party made the shock decision to invite the right-wing conservative EKRE into new coalition after the liberal Reform Party won the parliamentary elections.
Debate surrounding media freedom and freedom of expression is escalating in Estonia in response to the press and other media supporting the new governing coalition, which includes far right right Estonian Conservative People's Party.
After long-time pressure from the Estonian Human Rights Centre and others, the Estonian Ministry of Justice has drafted a proposal to amend the provisions of the Electronic Communications Act that require the retention of mass communications metadata.
An Estonian-American married couple, Sarah and Kristiina Raud, have been fighting to get the state of Estonia to recognize them as spouses, allowing the American to obtain a permanent residence permit.