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Newsletter spring 2018

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What happened at AEDH in Spring 2018? Find it out here!

AEDH NEWS

  • International Refugee Day – AEDH and EuroMed Rights Joint Tribune
  • European Digital Sovereignty – AEDH Open Letter to the European Commission and the Council
  • Grow up into a responsible citizen by joining the #CyberCRACCS network
  • Football game Belgium-Egypt
  • Europe, defend Poland’s Supreme Court!
  • Personal data protection: a twofold step forward with the GDPR and Convention 108
  • Europe Day: Do you want to fight hate and obscurantism? It is now!
  • AEDH’s contribution to the 2018 Civil Society Days
  • Greece: Government defies Court on Asylum Seekers Reinstates Containment

AREAS OF FOCUS

Data Protection

  • Civil Society Days of the European Economic and Social Committee

Asylum & Migration

  • Push-back, violence, sufferings… The FRA draws up a grim picture of the situation of a thousand migrants in Europe.
  • The European Parliament requests to restore completely the Schengen area.
  • The European Parliament: in favour of “the immediate accession “of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania to the Schengen area

Economic, social and cultural rights

  • The protection of fundamental rights in the EU: reality or illusion?
  • The mobility of workers in the EU: “jungle” or internal market?

Discriminations

  • Pride 23e edition – Brussels, an example for Europe in terms of LGBTI rights

Egalité de genre

  • Ireland finally legalises abortion – What is the situation in the other EU Member States?

MEMBER NEWS

  • Hungarian Helsinki Committee – the Rule of law under threat
  • Hungarian Helsinki Committee – has been awarded the Human Rights prize PRO ASYL.
  • Open Republic (PO) – joined the Coalition for Equal Opportunities.
  • Unione forense per la tutela dei diritti umani, LIDU and APDHA – denounce Minister Salvini’s refusal to welcome the Aquarius boat
  • Liga voor Mensenrechten (BE) – met the United Nation special rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • LDH (BE) – Is a human being still a human being?
  • The Swiss League for Human Rights – contests and calls for the cancellation of the special flight to Sudan from Switzerland
  • Etats Généraux des Migrations (FR) – organised its first national session of EGM

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