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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AUSTRIA: Anti-terrorism draft law not in line with human rights standards
A two-headed eagle with the Austrian and European Union flags in behind - Vienna, Austria, 2013

AUSTRIA: Anti-terrorism draft law not in line with human rights standards

- Analysis by ECNL, published on 2 February and accessible here In the aftermath of the deadly terrorist attack that hit Vienna in November 2020, the Ministry of Interior submitted…

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GLOBSEC: Voices of Central and Eastern Europe – Perceptions of democracy & governance in 10 EU countries

Article originally published on GLOBSEC website, 23 June 2020 - accessible here At times of instability and insecurity reinforced by the COVID-19 pandemic, democracies can become particularly fragile. A belief in…

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AUSTRIA: Kurz plans no change in the COVID-19 bills

Article originally published in German on Orf.at, 14 April 2020 - accessible here When the extent of the coronavirus pandemic in Italy and the hotspot Ischgl became known, things had…

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EESC: FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND THE RULE OF LAW: National developments from a civil society perspective, 2018-2019

(European Economic and Social Committee) Interim Report - November 2019 The Fundamental Rights and Rule of Law (FRRL) Group was created as a horizontal body within the European Economic and…

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