GREECE: Violence against migrants, volunteers and NGOs intensifies in the Islands – Interview with Greek Forum of Refugees

Tensions on the Greek islands have been skyrocketing in the last month following an aggressive government-led smear campaign against volunteers and NGOs helping migrants and refugees. The government has accused…

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GREECE: Smear Campaigns and new threats against Advocates Abroad and its Executive Director Ariel Ricker

(OMCT - World Prganisation against Torture -  29 November 2018) The International Secretariat of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Greece. New information:…

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ROMANIA: Anti-corruption activists targeted with death threats and judicial persecution

(CIVICUS MONITOR) [...] Romanian investigative journalist Emilia Șercan receives death threats https://t.co/fRWgcCaahv — Committee to Protect Journalists (@pressfreedom) April 18, 2019 Investigative journalist subjected to death threats  On 15th April…

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UNITED KINGDOM: It is time to open up the secret world of “domestic extremist” policing

(The Network for Police Monitoring) Last week, the Guardian’s report on compensation paid by the Metropolitan Police for the mass arrests of anti-fascist campaigners in 2013 included confirmation from court documents of the deployment of…

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ITALY: A story of repression of social dissent

By Osservatorio Repressione  (Translated with DeepL) The repression of all social struggles has been taking place for decades in Italy through the emergence of strict (and usually swift) justice from broad sectors…

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ESTONIA: Right-wing coalition members threaten media independence and freedom of expression

(European Civic Forum for Civicus Monitor) Eestis juba ei sobi avalikult öelda, et rassistid on valitsuses. Välismeediat tsiteerides veel tohib. https://t.co/bWlhXchkmj — Vilja Kiisler (@ViljaKiisler) May 12, 2019 On 3rd…

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HUNGARY: Budapest pride marches peacefully despite controversial statements from far-right ahead of the event
Budapest, 2017. július 8. Az LMBTQ-közösség (leszbikus, meleg, biszexuális, transznemû és queer emberek) fesztiválja, a 22. Budapest Pride felvonulásának résztvevõi gyülekeznek az Országház elõtti Kossuth Lajos téren 2017. július 8-án. MTI Fotó: Máthé Zoltán

HUNGARY: Budapest pride marches peacefully despite controversial statements from far-right ahead of the event

UPDATE - 8 July: According to statement of Kama Peksa from Pride organiser Rainbow Mission Foundation to Hungary Today "this year’s event was the most peaceful and unhindered one in…

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SPAIN: Report on the criminalisation of protests

(Translated from Spanish with DeepL - Defender a quien defiende) Red Malla is a network of solidarity and denounce to confront collectively the repression and criminalization of the protests. Defender…

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