Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Newsletter
Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

Courts and Justice

Warsaw Constitutional Tribunal Court

Poland has long been at odds with the EU over the rule of law, with Brussels imposing fines on Warsaw as recently as September 7 ..

Published on: 22 September, 2021

Kosovo war crimes trial

The court has been set up to try former KLA members for alleged crimes committed during the Kosovo war from 1998 to 2000.

Published on: 15 September, 2021

France’s national stadium trial

Up to 1,800 witnesses could be heard, including former President Francois Hollande.

Published on: 8 September, 2021

Lafarge can face charges of crimes against humanity

If judges decide Lafarge can face charges of crimes against humanity, it would be the first time that a company in the European Union would ..

Published on: 7 September, 2021

Brazil indigenous land demarcation

The problem is that many tribes were expelled and new ones are being discovered.

Published on: 2 September, 2021

The legal dispute between Warsaw and Brussels

If the Polish verdict gives precedence to local law, it will undermine the EU’s joint justice system.

Published on: 31 August, 2021

Poland vs. EU rule of law

The court agreed to examine the matter at the request of Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki after the EU’s Court of Justice ruled that EU law ..

Published on: 3 August, 2021

Calvey verdict

Business leaders criticized his arrest, calling it a corrupt attempt by Calvey’s opponents in the dispute to use law enforcement to pressure him.

Published on: 2 August, 2021

George Floyd murder

Derek Chauvin, the white former Minneapolis police officer convicted of killing George Floyd, a Black man, was sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison Friday. Chauvin, ..

Published on: 27 June, 2021