On 21 January, in Geneva, the European Civic Forum took part in the event organised by Institut de Drets Humans de Catalunya (IDHC). The event addressed the rights to freedom of expression, assembly and association (The right to protest). Different issues, such as cases of arbitrary detentions, violations of the rights to freedom of expression, to peaceful assembly and to association, as well as situations where the lack of independence of the judiciary threatens the right to a fair trial has been discussed. ECF Research and advocacy officer Giada Negri presented the European perspective as well as in relation to Spain, a series of violations have been seen through the Civic Space Watch.
Read HERE the statement by International Trial Watch.
🔴 Watch LIVE the Side Event “The Right to Protest in Spain” in the @UN in Geneva (Switzerland). Our Head of International Affairs, @ebotias, will be speaking on behalf of @omnium ⤵️ #HumanRights https://t.co/L0QvO7k61b
— Òmnium International (@OmniumIntl) January 21, 2020