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Conference on Media Freedom and Pluralism in EU Law (11 October, Brussels)

The European Union is based on democracy and the rule of law. While this was taken for granted for many years, this is no longer the case in some EU member states. Democracy and the rule of law need free and pluralist media, which are increasingly under threat. The Meijers …

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RULE OF LAW FAQS – DEBUNKING COMMON MYTHS – LAUNCH EVENT (17 MARCH 2022)

A number of politicians in Europe, notably from government parties in Poland and Hungary, are challenging established conceptions around the rule of law – the framework guaranteeing accountable governments and equal citizens’ rights. They pretend that the rule of law is a mere buzzword and claim that it is a …

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SEMINAR ‘THE RULE OF LAW IN THE EU: LESSONS FOR THE FUTURE?’ (5 MARCH 2021, ONLINE)

On Friday 5 March, we organised a seminar about the rule of law and invited three amazing speakers to talk about possible lessons for the future and the discussion was led by our member John Morijn. Márta Pardavi (co-chair of the ​Hungarian Helsinki Committee) talked about the situation in Hungary …

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