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The privatization of water

It’s a waterful life

The old threat of privatization of water sources is new again

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Refugee Women

Women, the Most Vulnerable of All Refugees

OneEurope guest contributor Natasha Xagorari explains why refugee women are particularly vulnerable to violence and abuse even as they make their journey into safer countries.

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Things that could get you executed in Iran

Travel safe: 14 things that could get you executed in Iran

And to make things more interesting we have a comparison of how those things are punished in the US.

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Security Fence in Calais

Mending Fences and Climbing Walls. Border Control in Europe.

Can Europe tackle the immigration crisis unfolding on its doorstep without compromising its fundamental values?

Olga Ambrosiewicz on

The statistics of respect to LGBT rights in Europe

Infographic: LGBT Rights in Europe

The results from ILGA-Europe's Rainbow Europe May 2015 Report

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Mediterranean migration routes

Our Paradise or a Sea of Death?

The recent tragedy in the Mediterranean is a bitter reminder that Europe needs joint action and cooperation to tackle the complex issue of migration on its southern border.

Mathias Darmell on

Snapshot of the Freedom in the World Report by Freedom House

World Freedom Index 2015

Belarus shows the lowest levels of freedom in Europe

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Children in Albania

Freedom of Movement as a Human Right

Why should a child from the West have more rights compared to a child from the East?

Blerina Karagjozi on

Keep Calm & Pay Your Taxes

Quo vadis Hungary? Internet tax for 2015

FIDESZ, the right-wing ruling party in Hungary, is planning to levy an unprecedented tax for internet data traffic.

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Human Trafficking

European Union Home Affairs

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An Italian woman's Facebook account was suspended in May 2014 after she posted this pro-LGBT photo.

The Scalfarotto Law and LGBT Rights in Italy

Italy has one of the poorest records in Europe on LGBT rights, and legislators are faced with the challenge of making effective laws to protect its LGBT community against abuse and discrimination, while upholding civil liberties such as the freedom of speech and expression.

Isotta Rossoni on

Homophobia in the EU in numbers.

Homophobia in Europe

In some European countries homophobia is a real problem

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The Challenge of Human Trafficking

The Challenge of Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is a complex crime that requires a coordinated response among EU member states and third countries.

Susana Santos Faria on

Belarus Free Theatre

The Power of the Theatrical Style: The Experience of the Belarus Free Theatre Company

Art and culture serve not only as an entertainment for the audience. Some artists use their talent to stimulate people and to protest against oppression and violation of human rights.

Santino Santinelli on

European Citizenship: an appropriate citizenship or a simple breath of air?

European Citizenship: an appropriate citizenship or a simple breath of air?

What rights does a European citizen have?

Robin Alves on

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Syria and Egypt: two protagonists at FIFDH Geneve

FIFDH: International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights

Santino Santinelli on

Status of gay persons

Gay rights: a long story of struggles

Although in the last decades we have seen an opening towards the gay community, it's still a long way to go for their rights recognition.

Alessandro Vitiello on

Germany’s Third Gender: It’s a Start

Germany’s Third Gender: It’s a Start

Why Germany’s recognition of intersex people is far from enough

Hallvard Barbogen on

Geopolitics, Security, and the Eastern Partnership

Geopolitics, Security, and the Eastern Partnership

The Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union is setting out to strengthen the EU’s relationship with its Eastern neighbours.

André P DeBattista on

The French deportation of a Roma student

The French deportation of a Roma student

For the past three weeks, a very divisive topic has occupied French public opinion.

Christos Mouzeviris on

President Ilham Aliyev

Azerbaijan: How not to win an election

President Ilham Aliyev has been confirmed for his third term after controversial elections

Michel Anderlini on

How to deal with immigration in Europe?

How to deal with immigration in Europe?

Immigrants, both from within and outside the EU, are transforming the social, economic, demographic and political reality in each country

Christos Mouzeviris on

The European Court of Human Rights courtroom

The end of impunity for EU human rights breaches?

The EU usually regards itself as an international human rights defender, putting sanctions on those who compromise basic human liberties

Michel Anderlini on

 The limits of European liberalism: freedom from/for religion

The limits of European liberalism: freedom from/for religion

When we hear the word "religious freedom" it seems obvious for all of us. Maybe it is not as simple issue as it sounds, though.

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Dual Citizenship in Eastern Europe in the era of European Identity

Dual Citizenship in Eastern Europe in the era of European Identity

How do Eastern European countries react to changes in dual citizenship matters? Do they “move with the trend”?

Bori Pentek on

Europe and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Europe and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Civilians are leaving Syria in thousands every day, leaving everything behind except what they can carry in those frantic moments of flight.

Aisling Twomey on

Each year, thousands of migrants risk their life to find safe haven in Europe.

"This Continent is built on Values"

Though the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union specifically outlines the right to asylum, most illegal migrants are treated inhumanely in Europe.

Aisling Twomey on

The integration of minorities bears great potential and is an indicator of how progressive a society is.

The indication of societies

Minority inclusion and participation - why it matters and how it makes a difference in a democratic society.

Ana Maria Ducuta on