HUMANISM STANDS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

Humanism is an ethical worldview affirming that individuals have the right and responsibility to give meaning and shape to their own lives. Deeply committed to the protection of Human Rights, humanism defends the right for everyone to choose their beliefs, values and lifestyles, subject only to them not interfering with other people’s rights.

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  • Frontex & human rights violations – New report by the European Parliament

    Last week the European Parliament published a working document on the fact-finding investigation on Frontex, specifically dealing with alleged fundamental rights violations. Its author, Tineke Strik, EU Parliament member for the Greens/EFA, suggests that Frontex agency’s director Fabrice Leggeri should resign. The report sheds light on the actions and decisions of Frontex’s Executive Director and judges how […]
  • Spain: Controversial Campaign Poster

    The deep division among Spanish national politics caused by the extreme, far-right party Vox was visible again this week, as reported by The Guardian, when a court decided on the lawfulness of a political campaign poster that occurred back in May. Spanish human rights groups have been watching the development of a debate surrounding the […]
  • Hungary’s Anti-LGBTI-Law

    After four weeks of raising awareness and an unusual amount of media coverage of LGBTI issues, Pride month 2021 is over. But all the declarations of support cannot annihilate the discrimination that the LGBTI community is facing daily – also in Europe. Once again, Hungary’s government made homophobic headlines with a bill counteracting LGBTI rights, and […]

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    June is Pride Month 06/04/2021

    Unfortunately, in 2021 the world still needs pride month to raise awareness for the tremendous struggles and inequalities of the LGBTI community. But on a bright note: Pride month educates about ongoing social issues we must not stop talking about until we see global changes as LGBTI rights are human rights. Because of the historical relevance […]

    General Assembly 2021 04/29/2021

    The EHF is happy to announce the 2021 General Assembly. This year’s GA will be fully online, similar to last year, with a Correspondence GA and a Zoom GA. To register your organisation for the GA, please click here. The Correspondence GA will run from May 10th till May 24th, and the Zoom GA will […]

    Frontex & human rights violations – New report by the European Parliament 07/28/2021

    Last week the European Parliament published a working document on the fact-finding investigation on Frontex, specifically dealing with alleged fundamental rights violations. Its author, Tineke Strik, EU Parliament member for the Greens/EFA, suggests that Frontex agency’s director Fabrice Leggeri should resign. The report sheds light on the actions and decisions of Frontex’s Executive Director and judges how […]

    Spain: Controversial Campaign Poster 07/09/2021

    The deep division among Spanish national politics caused by the extreme, far-right party Vox was visible again this week, as reported by The Guardian, when a court decided on the lawfulness of a political campaign poster that occurred back in May. Spanish human rights groups have been watching the development of a debate surrounding the […]

    Hungary’s Anti-LGBTI-Law 07/05/2021

    After four weeks of raising awareness and an unusual amount of media coverage of LGBTI issues, Pride month 2021 is over. But all the declarations of support cannot annihilate the discrimination that the LGBTI community is facing daily – also in Europe. Once again, Hungary’s government made homophobic headlines with a bill counteracting LGBTI rights, and […]