The League of Human Rights and Liga voor Mensenrechten have lodged an appeal before the Constitutional Court against a new law requiring the introduction of digital fingerprints on identity cards.
The executive order on immigration signed by Donald Trump last week could have serious consequences for Belgian citizens and all Europeans. There are many ways to respond, but a "Trump ban" is a good way to start.
Cuts to prison reintegration programs negatively impact the lives of 720 detainees and 136 workers – not to mention society as a whole.
Following the Paris attacks, the Belgian government announced the adoption of 18 measures to fight against terrorism, but human rights groups say they are a threat to our freedoms.
Were the actions of Belgian authorities in the wake of the Paris attacks justified and proportionate to the threat at hand?
There is serious concern about the freedom the migration authority is giving itself in determining which asylum seekers to consider and how it handles claims from Afghans.
The decision to prevent the publication of the magazine Médor is a serious attack on press freedom and the freedom of expression as protected by European law.
The reform to access to justice in Belgium provides worrying measures, including: abolition of the irrebuttable presumption of the state of need; more controls; and reduced remuneration of pro-bono lawyers. It is...
Warrantless searches of private homes and even greater prison overcrowding could be unfortunate byproducts of Belgium's proposed reform to the criminal code.
As voices across Europe condemn in the strongest terms the attacks in Paris that killed more than 120 people, we must remember that more anti-terror laws will not make us - or our rights - any more secure.