SERBIA: The criminalisation of civil society
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SERBIA: The criminalisation of civil society

Article from Vukasin Obradovic, published on Balkani e Caucaso  An attempt is underway in Serbia to discredit civil society. Serious and heavy attacks against some Serbian non-governmental organisations came from…

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SLOVAKIA: We started discussing shrinking civic space before it was too late – Interview with VIA IURIS’ Ivana Kohutková

Slovakia has made the international headlines after investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová, were shot dead in February 2018. The murder sparked protests opening tumultuous times for…

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GERMANY: ATTAC ruling could affect a thousand organisations  – Interview with Coalition for Legal certainty for political advocacy
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GERMANY: ATTAC ruling could affect a thousand organisations – Interview with Coalition for Legal certainty for political advocacy

In February, the German Federal Fiscal Court ruled that the German branch of association Taxation of Financial Transactions and for Citizens' Action (Attac) should have its public benefit status withdrawn…

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