Tag: Human Rights

Polish draft law would muzzle judges – European rights official

The draft law, already approved by the lower house of parliament, would allow judges who question planned reforms to be disciplined.

Forced conversion that violates human rights becomes an international problem

On the 19th November 2019, the Centre for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) from Italy and Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) from Belgium hosted a seminar on human rights entitled 'Intolerance and Discrimination Against New Religious Movements: An International Problem'.

Eurobarometer lists protecting human rights as top European value

The European Parliament’s autumn Eurobarometer survey traditionally asks citizens which political issue the European Parliament should deal with as a matter of priority.

Human and civic rights watchdog downgrades Malta

The human rights watchdog CIVICUS Monitor has downgraded Malta’s civic and human rights standing.

Thousands rally in Hong Kong as government appeals for calm

Nearly 6,000 people have been arrested in the protests since June, more than 30% aged between 21 and 25.

Yorgen Fenech files another court case

Yorgen Fenech has filed another case against government

Court rules in favour of Repubblika on Judicial Appointments

Court upheld the request tabled by Rule of Law NGO Repubblika to hear a constitutional case challenging the way judicial appointments are made. This court decision follows hot on the heel of an official complaint which Repubblika sent yesterday to the European Commission, asking for an investigation on aspects of the constitution which, it maintains, are not in line with the EU's acquis.

Watch: Minister Farrugia fails to reply on whether Libya is a...

Interior Minister Michael Farrugia has failed to reply whether he considers Libya as a safe place, while fielding questions from the press...

Anonymous ‘doctors’ support abortion

A new NGO called Doctors for Choice (DFCM) has been set up to lobby for the introduction of abortion in Malta. The press release...

Watch: Libyan coastguard ‘should not be conducting SAR’ – NGOs

Video: European ParliamentRepresentatives of migrant rescue NGOs have today told MEPs that the Libyan coastguard ‘should not be conducting search and rescue operations’.They explained...