Latest EHF news
- 10 February 2016
An open event supported by EHF in solidarity with exiled and threatened Bangladeshi humanists and intellectuals.
- 1 December 2015
The EHF supports this new European Citizens’ Initiative asking the EU to stand up for its values in the face of Hungarian government's authoritarian drift. Organisers have now one year to get one million signatures.
- European Parliament urges Bangladesh gvt to protect humanist writer but turns a blind eye on blasphemy law26 November 2015
MEPs adopted a joint resolution condemning severe violations of freedom of expression and horrific violence against secularist writers, publishers and bloggers in Bangladesh. However, they kept silent on the very harsh national blasphemy-like legislations.
- 18 November 2015
Friday’s atrocity in Paris has left the world shaken, stupefied, and appalled at the deaths of so many innocent people. Many have awoken to a strange new realisation that the targets of terrorism are not simply strategic sites or public figures, but ordinary human beings, regardless of their origins, opinions, culture or belief.
Latest European news
- 3 February 2016
A Saudi court has overturned the death sentence of a Palestinian poet accused of renouncing Islam, imposing an eight-year prison term and 800 lashes instead.
- 3 February 2016
Un collectif de journalistes satiriques est entré en résistance contre la politique anti-immigration du Premier ministre hongrois. La résistance politique peut-elle éclore par le rire en Hongrie?
- 27 January 2016
Authorities in southern German states are confiscating cash and other valuables from refugees as they arrive in order to pay for their stay. [...]
- 19 January 2016
The European Commission has announced that it will start an unprecedented investigation into whether controversial laws pushed through by Poland's new Law and Justice Government violate EU standards.