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Report of CoE on Hungary

An excellent report on Hungary was published recently by CoE. The report can be reached here. It focuses on three topics: 1) Media freedom… 214 more words

Rule Of Law

EU's opposition to the death penalty

Citizens write to the European Parliament to express their concerns about the death penalty still being applied in countries around the world. Some enquire about the position of the Parliament on the death penalty; others call on the EU to intervene in individual cases. 598 more words


6th Asian Regional Human Rights Defenders Forum

6th Asian Regional Human Rights Defenders Forum

 Manila Declaration

(Adopted in Manila, the Philippines, on 5 December 2014)


We, more than 150human rights defenders (HRDs) and women human rights defenders (WHRDs) from 22 countries across Asia, together with other regional and international partners, participating in the… 1,940 more words


Why Asia's human rights defenders remain defenseless

Human rights defenders from around the world gathered in Manila last week to consolidate “protection platforms” for human rights workers. The meeting highlighted various protection initiatives on the ground and the challenges for their implementation. 258 more words

Human Rights

Disenfranchisement of EU citizens resident abroad - Situation in national and European elections in EU Member States

Written by Eva-Maria Poptcheva

The right to vote in elections is a fundamental right common to the constitutional traditions of the Member States, and recognised in the EU Treaties as intrinsically related to the right of political participation which, for its part, provides democratic legitimacy to those exercising public power. 440 more words


VIII NCERT - Social and Political Life - 1

Why a country does needs a constitution?

  • First, it lays out certain ideals that form the basis of the kind of country that we as citizens aspire to live in.
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Political Science

#GivingTuesday and “Being the Change We Want To See” in Nepal

Fourteen year-old Subash Chaulagain from Shree Bal Byabasahi Secondary School in Kathmandu, Nepal was hesitant when ‘Civic Schools’, a Sambhawana and Accountability Lab initiative, was introduced to his school. 536 more words