On 13 July, Liberties, Amnesty International, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Global Witness, and Mirovni Inštitute sent an open letter to the LIBE Committee, asking for proper interoperability measures in the Digital Services Act.
Free and fair elections allow us to enjoy free and fair societies. But they are increasingly under threat, even in traditional democracies. Here's what defines free and fair elections.
SLAPPs are a weapon in the hands of those that want to prevent us from having a say on matters that affect our lives and the society we live in. Liberties joins other NGOs from across the EU to urge policymakers to end these gag lawsuits.
Given his attacks on journalists and activists, the claim by Slovenia's PM that he will champion free speech while holding the EU Presidency is laughable. If he were serious, here are things things we'd expect to see.
Have you ever censored your own thoughts? When it happens on a large scale, it can be a threat to society. Here's everything you ever wanted to know about self-censorship.
Free speech is a crucial part of a free and democratic society. So when big tech censorship places limits on our speech, our society becomes less democratic.
The aim of fighting against disinformation is to rebuild trust in democracies and ensure that people can participate in democratic debates and freely form their opinions. See our key recommendations and read Liberties' policy paper.
The EU's TERREG proposal has similar language to regulations used by the Cuban dictatorship to silence activists and artists. Spain-based Cuban activist Yanelys Nuñez Leyva explains how the proposal threatens fundamental rights.
TERREG is compromising EU directive protecting #Whistleblower. It could be used by governments to silence those who leak confidential information. LuxLeaks whistleblower Antoine Deltour is calling on MEPs to vote against the proposal.
Free speech is a fundamental EU right. That’s why we and 60+ other organizations call on the European Parliament to vote down the TERREG proposal.