The right to access information is a fundamental right, protected by most constitutions worldwide. When citizens can access information about how their government is performing, they can exercise their right to freedom of expression more meaningfully.
What does civil disobedience mean? What are the types of civil disobedience? Why do people do it? What are the effects? Illustration through 12 examples over two centuries and four continents.
What is the European Media Freedom Act? What is its purpose? When will it be launched? What new rules will it bring?
Whistleblowers can be essential in bringing to light illegal activities, corruption and threats to the public good. Yet despite their crucial role, legal protections for whistleblowers are lacking or non-existent in many EU countries.
Freedom of information is recognised by the United Nations as a fundamental right which obligates the state to share information with citizens that is of public interest. It improves transparency, accountability and increases citizen engagement.
The Digital Services Act is a new law that will tame the wild west of the online world in the EU. It affects companies that provide online services in the EU or to EU citizens, who must follow rules about illegal content, cookie banners and transparency.
Homophobia and homophobic laws restrict the rights and freedoms of millions of people in Europe and around the world. But what are the causes of homophobia and to what extent does it affect LGBTI people in the European Union?
Elon Musk called himself a “free speech absolutist” when he announced he would buy Twitter. But what does free speech absolutism actually mean? What might sound good in theory may not be good in practice.
Providing context from a human rights perspective for the Twitter-Musk thread.
The new rules for the internet could change our lives for the better, if human rights are properly protected by EU decision makers.