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GDPR weaponized – Summary of cases and strategies where data protection is used to undermine freedom of press in Hungary

Recently, the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (hereinafter: HCLU) has represented multiple media outlets in GDPR based civil and administrative procedures in which the right to data protection was invoked to repress the freedom of press.

ICCL, HCLU and Liberty call on states to defend end-to-end encryption and safeguard our texts, emails, voice calls, social media, and online expenditure

The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties and Liberty express grave concerns regarding calls from the Council of the European Union and the European Commission to allow police authorities intercept encrypted communications.

INCLO condemns police violence in Colombia and calls for meaningful police reform

Fourteen (14) member organizations of the International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO) condemn the police repression of protests and the death of Javier Ordóñez in Bogota, Colombia on the night of 8-9 September at the hands of law enforcement. The video circulating on social media showed Ordóñez pinned to the ground by two police officers who shocked him repeatedly with a stun gun. Ordóñez, a father of two, died shortly afterward in police custody.

International response to the internet disruption measures of Belarusian authorities

In relation to the presidential elections, human rights violations have occurred in the online.

State of danger is followed by Transitional Act - Joint analysis of the provisions

We cannot bid farewell to the notion of the Government ruling by decree even now, after the ordinary operation of the legal order have been restored.