ILGA-Europe, EL*C, TGEU, OII Europe and EGLSF submitted to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe a briefing note on violence and discrimination against LBTI women in sport.
Today, July 15, the European Commission announced that it will take landmark infringement procedures against both Hungary and Poland.
The Court found a violation of Article 8 (right to private and family life) and 11 (freedom of association and assembly) together with Article 14 (prohibition of discrimination).
A judgement issued today by the European Court of Human Rights finds that the response of Croatian authorities to a hate crime against a lesbian woman was “particularly destructive of fundamental human rights”.
Today, Tuesday 10th November 2020 the Justice Committee of the Hungarian Parliament tabled a bill that would abolish the Equal Treatment Authority (ETA), Hungary's most important equality body set up in 2005.
The European Commission and member states are duty bound to hold Poland accountable to EU Treaties.
The repealing of this Law means that in practice, LGBTI people are not efficiently and effectively protected from discrimination.
The CJEU held that statements made by a lawyer during a radio programme, saying he would never recruit a “homosexual” or wish to use the services of such persons, fall within the material scope of EU Directive 2000/78 (‘the anti-discrimination directive’).
ECHR found Lithuania’s failure to investigate hateful comments against a gay couple to violate their rights as well as being discriminatory on the ground of sexual orientation.