EU Governments Use Pandemic Measures to Restrict Civic Space and Freedoms: Liberties & Greenpeace Report

Article originally published on 24th September 2020 by Liberties and Greenpeace European Unit. Restrictions on the right to protest, free speech, access to information and freedom of association. This is…

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ITALY: The right to assembly and protest during the lockdown
Detainees protest on the roofs of the San Vittore prison in Milan, northern Italy, 09 March 2020. Violent protests broke out on the day in 27 Italian prisons against the novel coronavirus restrictions affecting the country with many inmates asking for an amnesty due to the virus emergency. Serious riots are taking place at San Vittore in Milan and Rebibbia in Rome where, as well as burning mattresses, some inmates attacked the infirmaries, media reported. ANSA/ANDREA FASANI

ITALY: The right to assembly and protest during the lockdown

By Osservatorio Repressione Download the report here.   Since the beginning of the COVID - 19 pandemic, in Italy, 226,699 people were infected, 65,129 are currently positive and, above all,…

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SPAIN: Charges for sedition and pre-trial detention against Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sanchez are excessive (UPDATED)

UPDATE - 11 November 2019: The International Trial Watch, a platform bringing together lawyers from several countries to observe the Catalan Trial, published the assessment of the sentence: https://internationaltrialwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/POSICIONAMIENTO_SENTENCIA_12112019-ingles-carta.pdf. The…

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