Over 30 human & digital rights organisations push Members of the European Parliament to ban unlawful tracking & surveillance in online advertising.
Although Lithuania signed the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (the Istanbul Convention) in 2013, it has not yet been ratified. Only five other EU member states have failed to do so.
EU democracies suffered extra blows during the pandemic, according to our annual report. Good news: the EU has all the tools needed to protect and promote human rights in member states.
A new Liberties report finds that authoritarian governments in the EU upped their attacks against critical journalists and citizens' groups using COVID-19 as cover. But governments in traditionally stronger democracies have also done damage.
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.
See how our concerns and recommendations to the European Commission landed in the media.
We sent a policy brief with six problems and six solution proposals in it to the EU legislators.
During the first half of February 2021, Belgium witnessed a decrease in the number of weekly reported cases of COVID-19. However, the situation remained concerning, especially due to the spread of new strains of the virus.
The weekly number of new reported cases of COVID-19 in Greece steadily increased between mid-January and mid-February 2021.
On 23rd December 2020, the Czech Republic extended its state of emergency until 22nd January 2021.