Democracy

Understanding the Human Rights trends in EU

Since its foundation in 2007, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) produces every year a set of relevant analysis and publications on human rights trends in relation with EU political activity; this constitutes a reliable source of information for national and European institutional actors as well as for individuals interested in this topic. FRA is a technical European agency specialized ...

Read More »

Call to Action: #LangkahSiswa

Malaysia Youth & Student Democratic Movement DEMA

PRESS STATEMENT – Date: 21.8.2015 The Malaysian Youth and Students’ Democratic Movement (DEMA) together with Gerakan Mahasiswa Selamatkan Negara and several other student organisations, jointly call upon all the youth and students in this country to participate in a series of non-violent direct actions (NVDA) named as #LangkahSiswa to uphold the idea of democracy and to pursue for a government accountable to the ...

Read More »

UHRSN protest: Drop charges against 14 Thai student activists!

A group of international student activists joined a UHRSN protest in front of the Thai embassy in Vienna to demand the immediate and unconditional drop of all charges against the fourteen students in Thailand. The 14 Thai student activists who were arrested on the 26th June were imprisoned for peacefully expressing their opposition to military rule and were brought before a Military ...

Read More »

Hong Kong’s Darkest Hours – five human rights violations in ten days

Hong Kong's Human Rights Violations

It is a truth universally acknowledged (save in mainland China perhaps) that Hong Kong’s pro-democratic protests are among the most peaceful and disciplined in history. It has been, as the BBC reported, a very ‘civil’ disobedience. It should hardly come as a surprise. The protest is officially known as ‘Occupy Central with Love and Peace’; the protesters comprise mostly well-educated students, cultured ...

Read More »