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Balázs Dénes: ‘We Would Like to See That the EU Wakes Up, Democracy Will Not Protect Itself’

In an interview for the Legal Dialogue, Balázs Dénes, executive director of the Civil Liberties Union for Europe, talks about the need for a single, Europe-wide human rights watchdog. What is the…

  Hungary
july 2017
Elena Rodríguez: “There is no guarantee that funds will be used directly to support people”

Can you tell us about the Third Sector Platform [Spanish: Plataforma del Tercer Sector]? Are there differences between what is called “the third sector” and “civil society” in Spain? The third sector…

  Spain
july 2017
Malicious Intent

*This article is an updated version of the original piece published here on 20 July. A week later, the events unfolded in an unexpected manner. The Russian government is testing new criminal…

  Russian Federation
july 2017
Vera Vrubel: “Here I Was, Mad as Hell”

Resident of St. Petersburg on Her Crusade against a Homophobic Entrepreneur Russian businessman German Sterligov is known for his ultra-Orthodox Christian views, among other things. But in 2016, he became even more…

  Russian Federation
july 2017