26 February 2015 – The platform for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR), of which the French Human Rights League (LDH) is a part, published its report on ESCR in France. It underlines the shortcomings in the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), and addresses recommendations to the national authorities.
In the age of information and participatory web, tastes and colours are not personal business anymore. Instead, they circulate and are exchanged, sometimes “against our will and without our knowledge”, for money.
24 February 2015 – As Malta receives millions of Euros to fund maritime border control operations in collaboration with Frontex, members of the FRONTEXIT campaign denounce the security obsession blinding Europe and leading to increasing numbers of deaths.
23 February 2015 – In the context of the debates concerning the right to strike and the right to work, the Belgian League of Human Rights reminds that there is no democracy without the right to strike, the latter being essential to its proper functioning.
20 February 2015 – KISA publicly denounces a new incident of racist violence, inhuman and humiliating treatment against a migrant by members of the police.
20 février 2015 – KISA dénonce publiquement un nouveau cas de violence raciste et de traitement inhumain et humiliant à l’égard d’un migrant par des membres de la police.
17 February 2015 – The presidents of the 33 associations of the “Collectif des associations unies”, of which the French Human Rights League is part, have called for a general mobilisation of public authorities and of the society as a whole against poverty and poor quality housing.
12 February 2015 – After one year of stalemate in the investigation on the death of 15 migrants one year ago on the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, 16 Guardia Civil police officers involved in the case have been accused by judges from Ceuta.
The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) strongly condemns the two terrorist attacks on an event on freedom of speech and a synagogue in Copenhagen last weekend, resulting in the death of two civilians and the injury of five policemen.
12 February 2015 – In two joint open letters to LIBE MEPs and to EU Commissioners, 10 organisations including AEDH, APDHA and IDHC express their concern over the adoption of the Basic Law for the Protection of Public Security by the plenary of the Spanish Congress of Deputies on 11 December 2014. This law would introduce unnecessary and disproportionate restrictions on the right to peaceful assembly in Spain and would legalise the practice of summary returns to Morocco from Spain’s enclaves in North Africa.