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.
Targeted political advertising poses a threat to free & fair elections across Europe. The EU’s proposal to fix this fails to set up effective safeguards. This is why we shared a few ideas to make the upcoming European rule better and stronger.
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?
The EU may be a beacon of democracy, but its laws are still being finalized in secretive meetings that are closed to the public. But they’re not closed to lobbyists, meaning Big Tech and others have the last word.
The Lithuanian Parliament will soon take up debate on proposed amendments that would define and prohibit workplace violence and harassment, while also tasking employers with additional responsibilities to prevent such incidents.
The Lithuanian Parliament will soon take up debate on a draft law on the registration of civil unions. The bill represents a step forward for the rights of the LGBTI+ community in the country, although the text as been criticized as insufficient.
Nowadays, we seem to take many of our freedoms for granted. We could no longer imagine Germany without fundamental liberties such as freedom of assembly or freedom of association. In some EU countries, however, these are increasingly being restricted.