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INCLO condemns the use of excessive force and the misuse of less-lethal weapons against protesters in the USA

Fourteen members of the International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO) express deep concern over the escalation in police responses to protests in the USA over the past week. The protests erupted in response to the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis on Monday. INCLO condemns the disproportionate use of force against protesters and calls on police to act in accordance with international standards on the use of force and the management of assemblies.

Never-ending story?

Rapid analysis of the Bills T/10747 and T/10748.

Another win for HCLU: ban of journalists from Parliament violates European standards

The speaker of the House violated the freedom of the press when banning journalists from the Hungarian Parliament building, ruled the European Court of Human Rights today. The six applicant journalists were represented by the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union.

Joint letter: Hungarian govt’s decision to limit GDPR rights is disproportionate and unjustified

Civil society organisations call on the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) to analyse the Hungarian Government Decree suspending the application of certain rights provided for under the GDPR and advise the European Commission in their consideration to launch an infringement procedure.

How not to commit “scaremongering”?

Sharing true facts or your opinion is not a crime. In this factsheet we've gathered what to keep in mind when discussing Covid-19 issues.

HCLU released its report on 2019 elections

One of the key lessons of the report is that the legislators are currently not interested in establishing a fair and just electoral system.