Liberties has prepared a series of one-page briefings for the new EU Commission to summarise important civil liberties issues: what the problems are, why they matter to the EU, and what we think the EU can do to solve them.
The mutual legal assistance that Belgian authorities recently granted to Kazakhstan in the context of an investigation concerning a Kazakh refugee woman in Belgium raises questions on the conditions under which such collaboration can operate.
Between 2015 and 2019, Poland recorded its most significant regression in the field of human rights protection since 1989, claim experts from the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights in their latest report.
Antigone and the Italian Coalition for Civil Liberties and Rights (CILD) have expressed their concerns over the verdict of the Spanish Supreme Court, saying the sentences are way too harsh for non-violent crimes.
The proposed Czech Vice-President of the European Commission, Vera Jourova in charge of the rule of law portfolio, will have to prepare for questions related to Prime Minister Andrej Babis during a grilling in the European Parliament.
The members of the JUSTICIA European Rights Network have written to the President of Poland expressing their deep concerns about the compatibility of a new amendment to the Code of Criminal Procedure with international legal standards.
Changes in the Polish justice system introduced over the last four years are being used to increase pressure on judges, according to the HFHR study “The Time of Trial. How do changes in justice system affect Polish judges?”