Netherlands

Freedom of association

(Meijburg & Co)  On December 21, 2018, the Minister for Legal Protection published the draft bill on the Civil Society Organizations Transparency ...
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Freedom of expression

(Dutch News) The Kick Out Zwarte Piet campaign group has made a formal complaint to the justice ministry about being included ...
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(Nederlands Juristen Comité voor de Mensenrechten) On March 27, 2018, a coalition of NGO’s (NCJM,  Privacy First, KDVP, Platform Bescherming Burgerrechten ...
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Freedom of assembly

- Analysis by ECNL, published on 27 November 2020, accessible here On October 22, 2020, the Subdistrict Court of Amsterdam ...
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Analysis originally published by the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) on 5 October 2020 While the Dutch draft law ...
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(Dutch News) The Kick Out Zwarte Piet campaign group has made a formal complaint to the justice ministry about being included ...
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(Liberties.eu) A new report from the national ombudsman finds that Dutch municipalities and the police are increasingly restricting protesters in what ...
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(ENAR) ENAR open letter to Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of The Netherlands and Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Minister for Security and Justice raising ...
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Article originally published in CIVICUS Monitor. In April 2020, just one month after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak ...
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(European Centre for Not-for-profit Law) In December 2018, the Dutch Ministry for Legal Protection published a draft Act on Transparency of ...
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(CIVICUS and Irish Council for Civil Liberties) Ireland has a vibrant and diverse civil society. An estimated 29,000 civil society organisations ...
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BACKGROUND: Rita Alsouliman comes from Homs (Syria) and lives in Utrecht (Netherlands). She is one of the 15 young Syrian leaders ...
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(CIVICUS) The special theme of the 2018 State of Civil Society Report will be ‘reimagining democracy’. The report will explore how ...
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