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The Fundamental Right Agency (FRA) together with the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is launching a survey on women’s well-being and safety in Europe. The survey’s aim is to collect comprehensive data about domestic violence among 40,000 women who will be interviewed. The survey will focus not only on the experience of violence but… » read more

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Attack on human rights

Governments want to “amend” the European Convention on Human Rights. If the worst-case scenario comes true, it will undermine the integrity and authority of the European Court of Human Rights, and lead to the slow dismantling of the European system of human rights protection. The UK Chairmanship of the Council of Europe will hold a… » read more

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A few days ago, on the occasion of the new own-initiative report, the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) held a public hearing entitled “What is new on the alleged CIA illegal detention and transfers of prisoners in Europe?” The hearing showed that there was still a lot of resistance… » read more

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