What’s free speech and what’s illegal content? We shouldn't let automated tools make the final decision, but that’s exactly what the EU's draft law on preventing online terrorist content does.
Ethnic profiling isn't just racist, it's bad, counterproductive policing that helps terrorists. The good news: with proper training, security services can target people on the basis of evidence, not colour, and do a better job of keeping us safe.
The center-right EPP and liberal ALDE political groups of the European Parliament have called for a special committee to probe failures by EU states in the fight against terrorism. MEPs want to analyze the lack of...
The House of Representatives is prepared to vote on two bills that, under the pretext of maintaining law and order and ensuring national security, will severely restrict the rights of foreigners.
Several associations are calling on Belgium MPs to vote against a bill that aims to lift the obligation of professional secrecy for members of state social security in the context of the fight against terrorism. This...
The Hungarian government wishes to fight against terrorism on two levels: one ongoing procedure aims to amend the Fundamental Law with a new state of emergency; a second legislative package is for peacetime.
Do you worry about your rights and freedoms as European countries roll out one restrictive law after another? A former UN expert sees it clearly: liberties must never be restricted in the name of security.
Rights International Spain spoke with Martin Scheinin, the UN special rapporteur on human rights and the fight against terrorism from 2005 to 2011.