•Dogs are great, but they are not more important to our democratic way of life than, well, democracy. But the groups that help maintain our democracy are under attack — even in Germany. Dogs are not impressed, and neither are we.
•European politicians call for an EU-wide civil society financing fund as a response to growing governmental threats against civil society organisations across Europe.
•Bulgarian MEP Angel Djambazki and a member of the Bulgarian Parliament have sent a letter to the Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office asking for an investigation into the financing and activities of Liberties member the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC). The...