Hundreds of Europeans ‘criminalised’ for helping migrants, new data shows – as far right aims to win big in European elections
Elderly women, priests and firefighters among those arrested, charged or ‘harassed’ by police for supporting migrants, with numbers soaring in the past 18 months.
Decine di politici europei collegati ad una ‘incubatore di estremismo’ americano
Nuove ricerche di openDemocracy portano alla luce connessioni crescenti tra politici europei ed un network di ultra-conservatori americani e russi.
Revealed: dozens of European politicians linked to US ‘incubator for extremism’
New openDemocracy research exposes increasing connections between a network of US, Russian and other ultra-conservatives and senior European politicians.
There’s a backlash against sex education in ‘Feminist Canada’
Canada appears progressive on the world stage. But under pressure from the Christian right, Ontario’s premier scrapped modern sex education.
‘Religious freedom’ claims used to defend FGM in courts in four countries
Cases come as rights advocates warn such arguments are increasingly being ‘weaponised’ against women’s and LGBT equality.
‘Muslim women are stuck between Islamophobes and Islamic fundamentalists’
From France to Malaysia, Muslim women’s rights activists are challenging those who ask them to ‘choose between being a Muslim and a feminist’.