Turkeys Constitutional Court’s Ruling on Law 7262: A Step Towards Protecting Civil Society

In a recent ruling of Turkeys’ Constitutional Court regarding the application by the Republican People’s Party (CHP) for the annulment of certain provisions of Law 7262 on the Prevention of…

Demanding Justice for LGBTI+ activists attacked in Banja Luka

In a grim anniversary marked on March 18 last year, several LGBTI+ activists in Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina, fell victim to a violent assault. This assault occurred mere hours after local…

The Ongoing Struggle for Journalists in Serbia

Serbia has witnessed a troubling surge in attacks and threats against journalists, sparking significant concerns about the state of media freedom and the rule of law in the country.  Recently,…

Outcry Over Albanian Prime Minister’s Aggression Towards Journalist

A recent incident involving Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama’s aggressive behavior towards journalist Ambrozia Meta of Syri TV has sparked widespread condemnation both domestically and internationally. This altercation has raised…

Important Progress Towards EU Accession for Bosnia and Herzegovina

The road to European Union (EU) accession for Bosnia and Herzegovina, a fragile Western Balkan country, has seen significant progress. Recent developments signal a landmark achievement as EU leaders have…

Comprehensive Assessment of Detention Conditions in Albania

CPT urges the Albanian authorities to address the identified issues promptly and comprehensively The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment…

Human Rights Concerns related the Italy-Albania migrants Agreement

The Italy-Albania agreement announced on 6 November 2023 and followed by the approval of Albanian parliament and Italian Senate, raises significant human rights concerns, as outlined by the Council of…

Human Rights Concerns related the Italy-Albania migrants Agreement

The Italy-Albania agreement announced on 6 November 2023 and followed by the approval of Albanian parliament and Italian Senate, raises significant human rights concerns, as outlined by the Council of…

Sexual violence in the workplace – lenient sentence by Croatian courts

The European Court of Human Rights determined unanimously in the Vučković v. Croatia case (application no. 15798/20, 12.12.2023.) that a violation of Articles 3 (prohibition of inhuman and degrading treatment)…

European Court of Justice Expands Asylum Protections for Women Facing Gender-Based Violence

In a landmark decision (C-621/21), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has expanded asylum protections for women facing gender-based violence, affirming that women, can be recognized as belonging to a…