Podcast: Ineta Ziemele – “The European Court cannot be a front-runner on freedom of expression”

In this podcast, Latvia’s former European Court judge Ineta Ziemele, admits that the court “cannot be a front-runner” on issues of freedom of expression in the digital era.

Hungary: Court awards €3m to religious community after human rights breach

The court’s award of €3 million is made to the applicant Magyarországi Evangéliumi Testvérközösség, a religious community which originally existed and operated lawfully in Hungary as a church.

Romania: Court gives six month deadline on detention conditions in breach of European human rights law

The complaint concerned the conditions of detention in Romanian prisons and in detention facilities attached to police stations.

Thorbjørn Jagland publishs 2017 report on state of democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Europe

The Secretary General assesses the health of the five building blocks of democratic security across member states: independent judiciaries, freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and association, the functioning of democratic institutions, and inclusive societies; this time in the context of growing populism.

Podcast: Freedom of expression in the digital age

In this podcast, Charlotte Altenhoener-Dion reviews the main themes to be discussed at a conference on freedom of expression in the digital age, which takes place next week in Cyprus.