Each week, AEDH releases a Newsletter focusing on European News regarding Human rights.
Launched in December 2012, the Alliance held its first meeting in Brussels in January 2013. To date, the Alliance brings together more than sixty organizations and networks of the European civil society and national alliances from the 27 countries of the European Union and Croatia. The European Association for the Defence of Human Rights (AEDH) is a member of the steering committee and is represented by its Honorary Chairman Pierre Barge – who also co-chairs, with Carlotta Besozzi from the European Disability Forum, the Working Group on inclusive citizenship.
In a letter sent to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán today, President Barroso confirms that the Commission has serious concerns over the compatibility of the Fourth Amendment to the Hungarian Fundamental Law with EU legislation and with the principle of the rule of law.
Together with its member LDH and other organisations, the AEDH reacts to the response of the Ministry of the Interior to the decision of the Human Rights Defender on police harassment and human rights abuses suffered by migrants in Calais for many years.
This week, the report from Phillippe Goossens, AEDH Board Member, “Census of forced evictions from settlements of migrant Roma in France” is in the press.
The Hungarian Helsinki Committee stands against the fourth amendment of the Hungarian Fundamental Law, adopted by the Parliament on 11 March 2013.