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Based in New Zealand, the Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI) has launched its first set of data tracking the human rights performance of countries around the world.
The controversial eviction of a camping near Rome has once again brought attention to the Roma presence in Italy, which remains small in proportion to many European countries but is nevertheless the target of intense discrimination.
According to a recent study by Pew Research Center, “2016 saw an uptick in nationalist activities around the globe”, and especially in Europe.
A Pew Research Center survey has sought to gauge public opinion on Muslims and Jews, immigrants and immigration, and nationalism and national identity in 15 Western European countries.
On June 20, the Legal Affairs committee of the European Parliament will vote on a proposed directive for Copyright reform. Sounds obscure? It is actually a hotly debated topic: the new directive may well shape how the internet will look like in a few years, among other things changing how linking and uploading of contents works.
Europeans are more and more connected to internet, but there still are huge gaps between regions and countries
In several European countries tough abortion laws are not necessary, as the lack of available gynecologists makes it almost impossible for women to access abortion.
The last annual review of ILGA-Europe praises most Balkan countries for the laws that they have introduced – but implementation is still poor and further steps are needed.
The suicide rate in Balkan prisons is low compared to the rest of Europe, in part because of the different composition of the prison population.
The most comprehensive set of data about imprisonment and community sanctions in Europe