The newly elected Slovenian government has a long track record on curbing criticism. Their latest move aims to silence civil society organisations. Raise your voice and join their petition.
Germany gets to set the upcoming agenda for the EU Council, and we have a number of things we’d like them to work on in order to build a stronger, more democratic European community.
Dogs are great, but they are not more important to our democratic way of life than, well, democracy. But the groups that help maintain our democracy are under attack — even in Germany. Dogs are not impressed, and neither are we.
The attempt to dissolve Bulgaria’s largest human rights organization is the latest attack against civil society – and European values – by an EU government.
The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, the largest human rights organization in the country, is under attack from a far-right party in the ruling coalition.
If you want to find out more about the problems rights and democracy groups are facing and why we need a new freedoms fund, check out these explainers and articles.
Human rights defenders in Italy face increasing threats to their work and personal safety as politicians and the media promote a climate of fear and xenophobia.
A European Parliament report on Hungary outlines systemic threats to the rule of law, among other fields.
Romania's government wants to silence organisations working on democracy, anti-corruption and the rule of law. Here's what it looks like in cake form.