POLAND: Civil society organisations ask the Portuguese Presidency of the Council to take action on the deteriorating situation
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POLAND: Civil society organisations ask the Portuguese Presidency of the Council to take action on the deteriorating situation

Over 200 civil society organisations (from 19 European countries, plus international CSOs) sent a letter to the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU, ahead of the EU General Affairs Council on April 20, expressing deep…

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FRANCE: Worsening Crackdown on Civic Space by Macron’s Government to preserve ‘Republican Values’

- ECF update to the CIVICUS Monitor, published on 04 April 2021, available here. Background Following the murder of teacher Samuel Paty as a result of an islamophobia smear campaign, and the…

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AUSTRIA: Increased Police Powers to Crackdown on Protests, Attempts to Limit Media Freedom

- ECF update to the CIVICUS Monitor, published on 12 April 2021, available here. Association Ruling elite obstructs anti-corruption investigation An on-going investigation involving the conservative ruling party in Austria…

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