•The Berlin tax office withdraws the charitable status of a German campaigning organization. By doing so, it makes it harder for citizens to get their views to their politicians.
•Want to know why the EU should create a freedoms fund to support rights and democracy groups inside Europe? Read on!
New Policy Paper: Using the EU's Budget to Protect Democracy, the Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights•As the EU begins talks on the new Multiannual Financial Framework, Liberties outlines two proposals on how to safeguard European values through the EU's budget. A model for conditionality of European funds and one for a new fund to support pro-EU NGOs.