The negotiating period on the exit conditions of the United Kingdom from the European Union is underway. These negotiations are likely to be lengthy and tough. Not only this is a unique event, such a case never having occurred, but, given the amount of time the UK has been an
The European Association for the Defence of Human Rights (AEDH) follows with great concern the violations of civil and political rights in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. It is a concern over the long-term process of promoting democratic reforms from 1989 to the present. Unfortunately, today these countries
In January 2016, 2,218 scholars from Turkey signed a petition titled “We will not be a party to this crime,” also known as the Peace Petition. Since then the signatories (“Academics for Peace”) have been subject to heavy pressure and persecution. Hund reds of them have faced criminal and disciplinary investigations, custody, imprisonment, or violent threats. Several academics have been dismissed or suspended, some were forced to resign or leave the country.
The European civic Forum, of which AEDH is a member, congratulates itself on the withdrawal of the citizenship from Tibor Navracsics’ portfolio, but considers that M. Juncker’s choice to give this responsibility to Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration and Home affairs, is provocative and even dangerous.
The campaign “Europe of rights: here, now, for all !” is conducted by the European Association for the Defence of Human Rights and its 31 member associations, which promote human rights, democracy and citizenship across 22 member states of the European Union.
The magazine “Diasporiques” has devoted its December 2013 issue to Europe. Therefore, it has transcribed a debate that has brought together Catherine Teule, Charles Conte, Bernard Delemotte Philippe Lazar and Gilles Manceron about the formal recognition of a “European citizenship based on residence”.
What does EU citizenship mean? On July 8th in Zagreb, 150 European citizens, gathered together by the European Year of Citizens’ Alliance (EYCA), will exchange views and experiences in a European conference entitled: “EU citizenship: Crossing perspectives”.
Two years after the attack on the 2010 Rainbow Festival:
Justice delayed for victims of racist violence and for KISA’s Executive Director
The Hungarian Helsinki Committee, the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union and the Eötvös Károly Institute published 7 factsheets on recent legislative steps in Hungary.
The Hungarian Helsinki Committee, the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union and the Eötvös Károly Institute published an assessment of the newly amended Hungarian laws on the Judiciary.