Freedom of assembly is an essential component of every democracy. It gives citizens the opportunity to get information and to express their opinions. However, in recent years it has been facing increasing pressure.
What does it mean to ‘marginalize’ someone, and how do dominant groups do it? It’s happening in Europe, and we’re all worse off because of it.
A court order finally allowed Kaunas Pride to take place, after the municipal government repeatedly refused to approve organizers' plans.
Marginalization occurs when a person or groups of people are less able to do things or access basic services or opportunities. But we have the power to create a freer, more just society.
As in many other European countries, COVID-19 related measures started to ease in Poland. There are, however, still several restrictions in place.
After months of COVID-19-related restrictions, measures started to ease in Greece in May 2021. At the beginning of May, restaurants, coffee shops and bars were allowed to reopen. On 15th May 2021, Greece reopened for tourism.
Here is everything you ever wanted to ask about representative democracy, but were too afraid to ask.
On 3rd November 2020, the Hungarian Government declared a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Democracy and the rule of law have regressed across a large number of European countries in 2020, according to a new, wide-ranging report involving 14 national members across the EU of the Civil Liberties Union for Europe (Liberties).
Authoritarians in Hungary, Poland and Slovenia abused the pandemic to continue eroding democratic standards, but traditionally strong democracies also disappoint.