12 October 2016 – Every year a person, a company, a government agency or a measure is awarded by the “prestigious” Big Brother Award. Who won this shameful price of biggest privacy-offender of the year?
12 October 2016 – LDH firmly stands against the process of provisional application of CETA, the free trade agreement between EU and Canada. The association expresses its strong opposition to the introduction by arbitration courts by the agreement.
26 September 2016 – The Hungarian government has unleashed a xenophobic hate campaign ahead of the refugee referendum on October 2.
26 September 2016 – Every year a person, an enterprise, a government agency or a measure is awarded the “prestigious” Big Brother Award. This award is named after the character in George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984).
12 September 2016 – The French Human Rights League (LDH) in collaboration with other French associations has launched a petition encouraging France and the European Union to support the establishment of a UN treaty on the respect of human rights by multinational companies.
APDHA denounces acts of ill-treatments and torture committed in prisons in Andalusia, and in Spain more broadly, and supports the request of the Denfensor del Pueblo for an in-depth investigation.
On 21 July, the French Parliament voted the extension of the State of Emergency. LDH criticises this measure that is ineffective and dangerous for fundamental freedoms and the rule of law.
On 14 July, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee published an analysis to denounce the violation of International and EU law by newly adopted legislation on migration and asylum in Hungary.
On 7 July, LIDU published a letter to support the wife of the Nigerian refugee Emmanuel Chidi Namdi, beaten to death during a racist aggression.
On 7 July the vice president of Open Republic denounced the increase of manifestations of hate speeches and hate acts in Poland without adequate response of the competent authorities.