Women in the North Caucasus face serious risks and often become victims of violence but cannot find legal protection either in or outside Russia.
Humanitarian crisis on the border in Brest: a perspective from Belarus
A humanitarian crisis on the border between Belarus and Poland, caused by a sudden change in Poland’s migration policy, has been unfolding for two years and is still receiving very little attention from anyone other than human rights NGOs in both countries.
Shrinking space for civil society in Eastern Europe and Central Asia and, since recently, in some Central European countries, has been especially harmful for NGOs working on unpopular issues. AFEW International, a regional humanitarian network, told Legal Dialogue Journal about its findings in how NGOs working with drug users and HIV prevention have been coping with this increasing pressure.
The Supreme Court of the European Union needs to decide whether to extradite suspects within the EU if the countries seeking extradition are drifting away from democracy
One part of the Polish society is trying to liberalize the abortion law, one of the most restrictive in Europe, while the other part, headed by the Polish Catholic church, insists on restrict it even more and make any abortion illegal.
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.
Poland outlaws public mention of the "Polish people or State's responsibility for the Third Reich’s crimes."
In July 2017, Krakow hosted the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. This year, the high-profile event was characterised, on one hand, […]
For nearly a decade, environmental NGO Client Earth has been using legal mechanisms to protect their only one but very important client—Planet Earth. Composed […]
Right to Healthcare and Access to Medical Services for Asylum Seekers and Beneficiaries of International Protection in Poland
*This text is an answer to the question of Pascal Detzler “How is Healthcare for Asylum Seekers Regulated in the EU and in Russia?” […]
This year the second EuropeLab organised by the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum brought together more than 80 young professionals from the EU, Russia, and […]