A new report highlights the overall situation of civil society and the issues it is facing due to the worldwide rise of populism. It calls for more cooperation and networking among civil rights organizations.
A code of conduct for NGOs working in the Mediterranean has been approved by European representatives. If NGOs fail to comply with all the rules in the code, their boats could be denied entry to Italian ports.
Here is our letter, co-signed by the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, to European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans urging the EC to act to protect NGOs and the rule of law in Hungary.