The prime minister of the Czech Republic has said that he "doesn't really understand" why people are protesting after hundreds of thousands took to the streets of Prague on Monday. In a statement on his website, Prime...
France has issued I strong condemnation of a meeting earlier in the week between Italy's deputy prime minister, Luigi Di Maio, and the leadership of the French 'yellow vest' protesters. In a statement on 6 February, a...
Free assembly is vital to democracy. It shouldn't come as much of a surprise, then, that authoritarian governments in Europe are restricting this right in illegitimate ways.
More than 240,000 thousand people demonstrated in Berlin on Saturday under the motto "Solidarity not Marginalization."
The space for public protests and assembly is severely limited under a new law recently adopted by the Hungarian Parliament.
Exercising the right to freedom of assembly has become yet another challenge following the recent election results in Hungary. Civil Right Defenders calls on national authorities to immediately stop practices that endanger human rights defenders.
About 4,500 people gathered in front of the European institutions in Brussels to demand justice for migrants. This social movement is supported by a coalition of trade unions and civil liberties groups, including...
Freedom of assembly is the right to peacefully gather together for any purpose without interference.
One year ago, the EU lifted sanctions against Belarus in response to what was perceived as human rights improvements instigated by the Lukashenko regime.
A panel of 11 judges of the Constitutional Tribunal has ruled that a new amendment creating "cyclical assemblies" is constitutional, giving the government extensive power to decided which public demonstrations are allowed.