Journalists and rights defenders must be protected from powerful businesses, politicians and their malicious lawsuits. In this speechbag podcast episode our guests talk about their personal stories & about the EU's role in the fight against SLAPPs.
The Estonian Human Rights Centre has published five public opinion surveys concerning LGBT topics in the last decade. The 2021 survey demonstrates that residents have adopted a considerably more positive attitude towards LGBT people and their rights.
As is the case in many other European countries, Spain started to ease COVID-19 related restrictions as new COVID-19 infection numbers began to drop consistently. On 9th May 2021, the state of emergency ended.
As is the case in many other European countries, COVID-19 cases have been declining in Lithuania. The government issued national certificates for people who are either fully vaccinated, have recovered from COVID-19 or have a negative test.
Racial Equality Impact Assessments are a social tool aimed at identifying, and offering practical solutions to, elements that lead to discrimination and inequality in decision-making processes. They should used at all levels of decision making.
As previously reported on the Monitor, Hungary broke with the centralised vaccine procurement system of the European Union by approving and purchasing Russian and Chinese vaccines that have not yet been approved by the European Medicines Agency.