Liberties has prepared a series of one-page briefings for the new EU Commission to summarise important civil liberties issues: what the problems are, why they matter to the EU, and what we think the EU can do to solve them.
The proposed Czech Vice-President of the European Commission, Vera Jourova in charge of the rule of law portfolio, will have to prepare for questions related to Prime Minister Andrej Babis during a grilling in the European Parliament.
Today the European Parliament will start its series of commissioner hearings, grilling all the nominees to the College of Commissioners. Here are the hearings that matter most for rights, democracy and the rule of law.
France and Germany have presented a joint call asking for formal hearings under Article 7 in the Council, to take place in June after the elections, on the serious threats to fundamental values in Hungary and Poland.
Human rights and digital rights NGOs call on Justice and Home Affairs ministers of the EU to reconsider the proposed terrorist content regulation, as its current form it will harm free speech, journalism, and access to information.
Why did the European Commission decide to take Poland to court over the forced retirement of Polish judges? Here's an explainer so you can stay up-to-date on the EU’s struggle to uphold democratic values in its member countries.