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Deniz Yücel was in detention for a year — without indictment and with great uncertainty. Now he is free and landed in Germany.

Source: welt.de

Judge Emma Arbuthnot rejected a call from Assange’s lawyers for the warrant to be revoked because he is no longer wanted for questioning in Sweden over alleged sex crimes.

Source: apnews.com

The Dutch Senate voted in favor of a new law that automatically makes every adult living in the Netherlands an organ donor.

Source: nltimes.nl

The new German law that compels social media companies to remove hate speech and other illegal content can lead to unaccountable, overbroad censorship and should be promptly reversed, said Human Rights Watch.

Source: hrw.org

The proposed bill could lead to banning NGOs dealing with migration.

Source: euobserver.com

Deniz Yücel was in detention for a year — without indictment and with great uncertainty. Now he is free and landed in Germany.

Source: welt.de

It is like that phrase “don’t think about white bear”
Polish law professor Monika Platek reflects on the controversial Polish law on criminal liability for publicly implicating the state or people of Poland in Nazi crimes
Dissolved for international solidarity
"Foreign agents" law now enforced against Russian trade unions
A Legal Battle against History
Poland outlaws public mention of the "Polish people or State's responsibility for the Third Reich’s crimes"
Operation starve & strangle
How the government uses the law to repress Hungary's civic spirit. Joint statement of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee and Hungarian Civil Liberties Union.
Telegram Besieged
Legal battle over a messenger app with almost 200 million worldwide users unfolding in Russia
A Case of Two Stamps
For the first time, Russia recognized a same-sex marriage. But only for 24 hours.
Climate Change Threats and Perceptions: Choice of Priorities and Role of NGOs
Using the example of HPP construction next to Lake Baikal ecologist Sergey Shapkhaev discusses the perception of climate threats by the society and the role of NGOs in developing of the civil society institutes.
Where things are “allowed” and where things are “forbidden”
The human rights project OVD-Info launches online services in Russia to exercise the right to freedom of assembly
Legal Regulation and Management of Migration in the European Union (Part 2)
In the second part of the article Olga Gulina outlines mechanisms for managing humanitarian migration to Europe.
Legal Regulation and Management of Migration in the European Union (Part 1)
The influx of the migrants in 2014-2016 revealed instability of migration mechanisms of European Union. In the first part of the article Olga Gulina addresses legal regulation of migration in EU.
Defend a Defender: Ensuring Human Rights Protection for the Brave
Human rights defenders are often themselves under threat for their actions. The OSCE provides guidelines how to protect them.
Malte Spitz: ‘In the Digital Era, Everyone Should Be in Control of Their Data’
How strategic litigation, a traditionally US methodology for advancing rights and freedoms, can be utilized in Europe
“Not everyone is able to pay a lawyer 600 euros for a 100 euro claim”
Proposed regulation of legal profession under debate in Russia
From Caucasus to Bialowieza: Russian and Polish Civil Society Fighting for World Heritage
Poland wants Bialowieza Forest to be delisted from World Heritage sites. At the same time in Russia, restricted areas in Western Caucasus are under threat. How can NGOs influence the situation?
‘Torture’ in Criminal Law: Legal Norms and Standards of Judicial Review
One of the least questioned principles of the international human rights law is prohibition of torture. Valentin Gefter examines the approaches to defining torture in the Russian and Latvian penal codes.
Romanian Rules Regarding the Expulsion or Deportation of Foreign Offenders

*This text is an answer to the question from Valentin Gefter “How Does National and International Law Protect Foreign Offenders?” In the context of migration and asylum in Europe, it is important…