The EU is considering new legislation which could seriously endanger free speech. More than 60 human rights and journalist organisations have written an open letter to all Members of the European Parliament urging them to reject this text.
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).
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
The European Commission today unveiled its action plan to strengthen democracy in the EU (EDAP) in a bid to bolster fair electoral processes and protect media freedom and pluralism. It comes at a critical time.
Holocaust denial is truly offensive and a clear lie. But Facebook got it wrong.
An Estonian university student created a petition calling for the host to be fired for hateful language towards minorities, with the host responding by suing for defamation.
We make sure companies and governments use technologies to improve our lives, rather than to monitor and manipulate us.
Liberties has submitted its opinion on the basic safeguards and principles for the implementation of the Copyright Directive to ensure free speech and privacy for users.
What’s free speech and what’s illegal content? We shouldn't let automated tools make the final decision, but that’s exactly what the EU's draft law on preventing online terrorist content does.
Online platforms rank and moderate content without letting us know how and why they do it. There is a pressing need for transparency of the practices and policies of these online platforms.