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- 28 August 2015
In its ruling Parillo against Italy, the Court found out that prohibiting a woman to donate her embryos obtained from in virtro fertilization for research does not violate the respect for her private life.
- 24 August 2015
Portugal and Spain both adopted laws restricting women's right to abortion this summer (...)
- 3 July 2015
Iceland’s parliament agreed yesterday to abolish the blasphemy provision of the Criminal Code. This move is a response to criticism by various international institutions such as the OSCE and the Council of Europe which specifically concluded that countries should abolish the blasphemy provisions in their laws.
- 8 June 2015
“Blasphemy” news and views from the past seven days. Check the latest news of our joint End Blasphemy Laws campaign, share them and SPREAD THE WORD.
- 27 May 2015
After Vatican' second's last reaction on Ireland huge YES to gay marriage, who still believes this papacy will bring the Church to openness and modernity ?
- 26 May 2015
[EU observer] The draft legislation is meant to level up protection on all grounds of discrimination to ALL areas of life, including education, health, and access to goods and services - and not only to employment as it is already the case in EU law. But the directive has been blocked at the Council since 2008, Germany being one of its most fierce opponents.
- 20 May 2015
[Euronews] A quota system to be imposed on member states stipulating how many refugees each country should accept is rapidly losing support with France now joining the “No” camp.
- 29 April 2015
Last November, Romania’s highest court ruled that students shouldn’t be required to submit a request to opt out of religion classes. Rather, it should go the other way it said (...)
- 23 April 2015
According to a recent study, the number of Poles who identify themselves as non-believers as doubles since 2005 (...)
- 4 February 2015
On 3 Feb, MPs voted in favour of the creation of babies with DNA from two women and one man to prevent deadly diseases which are passed down by the mother only. This regulation triggered an intense ethical debate with concerns about "playing god" and lots of misinformation about "designer babies". Here is a good analysis to understand the issue.