18 June 2018 – Last February, AEDH, represented by its coordinator, took part in the shooting of an online training module organised by No Hate Speech Movement to fight cyber-harassment and hate messages on the Internet.
The training is now online. You are young and want to become an actor
Brussels 19 June 2018 – While our governments no longer have solutions and compromise our fundamental values, it is time for decision-makers to take the consultation of citizens into account in their discussions! Sign the European Citizens Initiative #WelcomingEurope!
It is one of the “flagship” instruments of participatory democracy
15 June 2018 – Hungarian Helsinki Committee warns on the Hungarian government’s attempt to limit judicial independence, which would undermine the rule of law and challenge the European Union’s legal order.
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4 June 2018 – Liga voor Mensenrechten (BE) met Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, the United Nation special rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terroris. She shares concerns with LIGA in regard to: ethnic profiling, which contributes to anti-terrorist laws and policies that stigmatise particularly
29 May 2018 – Unione forense per la tutela dei diritti umani (IT), LIDU (IT) and APDHA (ES) denounce the decision of the Italian Deputy Prime Minister, Matteo Salvini, who ordered the closure of the Italian ports, refusing access to the NGO SOS Méditerranée‘s boat Aquarius with 629 migrants on board.
On 24-25 May took place the 2018 Civil Society Days and the digital world was at their heart. On this occasion, the European Association for the Defence of Human Rights, the European Civic Forum and the EESC Section TEN – Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society organised the workshop
19 May 2018 – Open Republic (PO) joined the Coalition for Equal Opportunities – an informal alliance of over sixty organizations in the field of human rights protection and counteracting discrimination – to support people with disabilities and their families who have been protesting in the Parliament for the last months
16 May 2018 -The Hungarian Helsinki Committee has been awarded the Human Rights prize PRO ASYL for their fight against unwanted refugees by the Orban government.
Link to the website
26 – 27 April 2018 – Etats Généraux des Migrations (FR) organised its first national session of EGM which brought together hundreds of people. On the agenda: presentation of citizens’ initiatives responding to unacceptable local situations; intervention of European partners, work on the “common base”, a manifesto bearing values and proposals,
9 April 2018 – The Swiss League for Human Rights contests and calls for the cancellation of the special flight to Sudan from Switzerland due to the risk of internment and torture for the returnees. Amnesty International’s report 2017/18 denounces the “catastrophic” security and humanitarian situation in Darfur and the Blue