Thirteen civil society organisations sent an open letter to Ms. Viviane Reding, vice-president of the European commission in charge of fundamental rights, on pre-trial detention in the European Union.
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) presented to the European Parliament its 2011 annual report.
The European Commission published a report on the discriminations against transsexual and intersex people in the European Union, called “Trans and intersex people: Discrimination on the grounds of sex, gender identity and gender expression”.
AEDH decided to participate to the Eurosur overhaul proposal, by answering the questions of Ska Keller, a Green/EFA MEP, to help improve the regulation.
Eurosur, the proposal for regulation concerning a border monitoring system, was presented by the European Commission on December 12th 2011, and puts cross-border crime on the same level as illegal immigration. It overlooks search and rescue at sea, despite it featuring in the 2008 Communication.
The Alliance of European networks, set up on the occasion of the European Year of Citizens 2013, and in which AEDH takes part, published its Manifesto on active European citizenship.
AEDH strongly condemns the forced rehousing of 2,000 Romanian Roma to an old highly toxic chemical plant.