In Italy associations dedicated to taking care of victims in war zones, saving migrants and assisting other marginalised groups have mobilized.
Digital Freedom Fund, Liberties, the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, the European Center for Press and Media Freedom and Ben Wagner have developed a Model Ethical Funding Policy to help solve problems with NGO funding.
Since 2014, NGOs have been conducting search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean, saving the lives of those fleeing conflict and persecution. Currently, however, no more rescue ships operate in the Central Mediterranean. Why is that so?
Rescue operations at sea continue to fuel debate so the Italian Coalition for Civil Liberties and Rights has decided to update its guidance on rescue operations in the Mediterranean.
The Romanian Government has created a tool for challenging NGOs that may oppose its agenda under the guise of monitoring how they spend money received from citizens through tax donations.
Critics of the new tax say it is intended solely to disrupt the work of NGOs and others who don’t share the government’s opinion on migration.
The Hungarian Constitutional Court has suspended its examination of constitutional compliance with regard to Lex CEU and the Law on the Transparency of Foreign Funded Organizations until the completion of infringement proceedings initiated by the ECJ.
Human rights defenders in Italy face increasing threats to their work and personal safety as politicians and the media promote a climate of fear and xenophobia.
Today Liberties scores another victory for rights and democracy in the EU.
Romania's government wants to silence organisations working on democracy, anti-corruption and the rule of law. Here's what it looks like in cake form.