Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatovic has issued a powerful comment, clarifying that LGBTI people are being used as a political pawns by ultra-conservative leaders in more and more European countries, and that in turn the human rights and freedom of everyone are being undermined. Here’s what she had to say.
Today, July 15, the European Commission announced that it will take landmark infringement procedures against both Hungary and Poland.
Ahead of the EU’s General Affairs Council, where Article 7 procedures against Hungary and Poland were to be discussed on 22 June, ILGA-Europe has been informing EU ministers about systematic breach
ILGA-Europe launched an-hour long Twitter Storm demonstration on February 11, calling on the European Commission to take infringement procedures against Poland, making the Polish-based hashtag #infringementNOW trend
You can easily schedule your message on Twitter now, so that it appears on Feb 11 between 9am and 10am CET.
In the past months, LGBTI people have been criminally persecuted for their activism in different parts of Europe and Central Asia. In today’s blog, we bring you three astonishing cases of brave LGBTI activists who could face prison time because they peacefully stood up for human rights.
After a first postponement in November, the trial against Elżbieta, Anna and Joanna will take place on January 13.
NGOs call to drop unfounded charges for peaceful activism.
Following her State of the European Union speech, we wrote a letter to President von der Leyen.