Democracy and the rule of law have regressed across a large number of European countries in 2020, according to a new, wide-ranging report involving 14 national members across the EU of the Civil Liberties Union for Europe (Liberties).
Covid restrictions have created a dangerous climate of arbitrariness and mistrust, resulting in a sick society. Authorities must implement measures that help fight the pandemic without taking away basic freedoms.
With our new member from Slovakia, the Liberties network is now active in 18 countries across Europe.
New report examines almost 50 Spanish court decisions relating to the crime of glorification of terrorism and finds that a significant number are inconsistent with international human rights law governing the right to free expression
Due to the growing infection rates of COVID-19, from 10th October 2020, public gatherings in Poland were restricted to a maximum of 150 participants.