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Europe, defend Poland’s Supreme Court!

Europe, defend Poland’s Supreme Court!

In Poland, the rule of law is under threat! The Supreme Court is the last major independent institution in Poland, and the ultra-conservative Law and Justice Party (PiS) is now trying to seize it. A letter signed by 120 Polish civil society organisations was handed to the European Commission yesterday

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Open Letter: European Parliament, make the ECI work!

Open Letter: European Parliament, make the ECI work!

June 8, 2018
On 20 June, the Constitutional Affairs Committee (AFCO) of the European Parliament will cast a vote of crucial importance for the future of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI).* With this open letter, civil society organisations and former ECI organisers call upon the European Parliament to take its

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Europe, defend Poland’s Supreme Court!

Europe, defend Poland’s Supreme Court!

In Poland, the rule of law is under threat! The Supreme Court is the last major independent institution in Poland, and the ultra-conservative Law and Justice Party (PiS) is now trying to seize it. A letter signed by 120 Polish civil society organisations was handed to the European Commission yesterday

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FOOTBALL GAME BELGIUM-EGYPT

FOOTBALL GAME BELGIUM-EGYPT

Brussels, 1 June 2018
As Belgium will play a football game against the Egypt national team on 6 June 2018, EuroMed Rights will conduct an action in Brussels in order to denounce the harassment of human rights defenders in the country this Wednesday 6 June.
EuroMed Rights has selected 11

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Greece: Government Defies Court on Asylum Seekers Reinstates Containment

Greece: Government Defies Court on Asylum Seekers Reinstates Containment

(Athens, April 25, 2018) – The Greek government’s move on April 20, 2018, overturning a binding court ruling ordering it to end its abusive policy of trapping asylum seekers on Greece’s islands raises rule of law concerns, 21 human rights and humanitarian organizations, including AEDH, said today.
Rather than carrying

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In solidarity with Civil Society in Hungary

In solidarity with Civil Society in Hungary

On 13 February 2018, the Hungarian government tabled to Parliament a proposed legislative pack of three laws, commonly referred to as “Stop Soros”. The newly proposed legislation would further restrict Hungarian civil society ability to carry out their work, by requiring organizations that “support migration” to obtain national security

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AEDH-FIDH: Civil society threatened on all sides in Europe

AEDH-FIDH: Civil society threatened on all sides in Europe

18 January 2018 – It is with great concern that the European Association for the Defence of Human Rights (AEDH) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) acknowledge the conclusions set in the European Agency for Fundamental Rights’ (FRA) report on the challenges facing civil society organisations working

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