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Data Alone Won’t Stop Ethnic Profiling

While many police officers in Belgium recognize that ethnic profiling is real and harmful, acknowledging the problem is only the beginning. It’s time for law enforcement to move beyond words and make concrete policy changes.

Legal Analysis of Hungary’s Anti-NGO Bill

This briefing paper analyzes a bill currently before the Hungarian parliament that would criminalize efforts by civil society groups to offer support to refugees and migrants.

Mayors to the Rescue in Puerto Rico

Following a catastrophic hurricane and an inadequate government response, a group of mayors forged a connection to offer support, trade expertise, and together build a better future for Puerto Rico.

The EU’s New Privacy Rules Are Only a First Step

While the new rules governing how large tech companies use people’s data are a step in the right direction, more must be done in order to rein in the excesses of “surveillance capitalism.”

A Historic Moment for Europeans of African Descent

The European Parliament’s recognition of black Europeans’ contributions and structural disadvantages was overdue and welcome. But policymakers and civil society must keep working to build a more inclusive European future.

ICC Bemba Appeal

This fact sheet provides background information on the appeal of Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo at the International Criminal Court.

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