Liberties has prepared a series of one-page briefings for the new EU Commission to summarise important civil liberties issues: what the problems are, why they matter to the EU, and what we think the EU can do to solve them.
Our new policy paper offers funders and civil society organisations a battery of measures designed to counter rising support for authoritarian policies and nurture public support for progressive causes.
Debate surrounding media freedom and freedom of expression is escalating in Estonia in response to the press and other media supporting the new governing coalition, which includes far right right Estonian Conservative People's Party.
While all of us should have a say in the collective decisions that deeply affect our lives, many of us would rather spend time with family instead of educating ourselves on VAT thresholds and shipping regulations.
Would you say that this system indeed respects your equal dignity, is worthy of our moral support and therefore, that it should be called democracy? Of course not. The tyranny of the majority is simply not democracy.
Chances are, your life is deeply affected by your social, cultural and economic environment. If you aren't allowed to participate in the decisions that affect that environment, others will be the masters of your life.