Corruption. Hate speech. Media control. The EU should do more within its borders to protect and promote basic human rights.
More than 100 people were arrested on a single night in #Bulgaria as anti-government protests turn violent.
Some politicians spread hatred to distract us from their COVID-19 failures. They hope we'll be so busy blaming minorities that we won't focus on demanding the care our politicians should be providing. But united, we can stop this.
By working together through associations, we can make sure our governments steer the right course through the pandemic.
Many of us are OK with letting the government pause our freedoms temporarily, so long as this helps to stop the spread of coronavirus. But human rights also give us the tools to get our liberties back as soon as restrictions are no longer needed.
The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights's report, entitled "Freedom of Assembly in the Practice of Polish Courts", presents an analysis of the monitoring of court proceedings brought against citizens participating in public assemblies.
Human rights organisations have reacted to a harsh ruling against an activist who claimed the first Croatian president, Franjo Tuđman, was a war criminal during the unveiling of his statue in Zagreb.
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.
The new government's plan to reform the infamous "gag law" does not come close to satisfying the concerns of human rights advocates and Spanish citizens.
If a restrictive new act on public gatherings on national holidays is accepted, the Hungarian government will have found another way to seriously restrict freedom of assembly, according to the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union.