The French government has adopted stricter migration laws. In the ‘country of human rights’ the environment for refugees and asylum seekers, but also for human rights defenders, has become increasingly hostile.
2019 is set to be an exciting and challenging year. The European Parliament will hold elections, and Liberties will be touring Europe to share our new book giving insight on why populists appeal to voters and how we can reverse their success.
Strasbourg judges have found in favor of a lawyer who was disciplined by French authorities after claiming an all-white jury helped acquit a police officer prosecuted over a suspect’s death during a car chase.
After the Proactiva Open Arms ship was impounded by Italian authorities and the staff accused of saving the lives of 100 people who were trying to cross the Mediterranean, there is greater focus on the increasing criminalization of solidarity.
After two years experimenting in France, and 10 in Spain, what are the results of the implementation of the Spanish "Módulos de Respeto," where inmates are given enormous freedom in exchange for better behavior?