NGOs from Italy and Russia have established a strong working relationship to share information and experiences in the field of prisoners rights. This cooperation comes despite the arrests of activists from the Italian NGO by Russian police.
Between 2010 and 2014, an 'illiberal state' was being built in Hungary, as promised by the prime minister. Since 2014, we have been offered a perspective on how an actual, consolidated illiberal democracy operates.
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.