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An Activist’s Perspective on Human Rights Challenges in Slovakia

We conducted a thought-provoking interview with Peter Weisenbacher, founder of the Human Rights Institute, a new ENCATE member, in which he candidly shared his experiences navigating the increasingly challenging landscape for human rights defenders in Slovakia, addressing issues ranging from online hate to systemic racism against the Roma minority and the aftermath of a tragic shooting.

ENCATE members finally meet in person

n November 2021, ENCATE conducted its third network meeting in Brussels. The participants of the meeting, representatives of the member organizations, and guest speakers were excited to meet in person after a long time in which only online meetings were possible. It is no surprise that an in-person gathering helped foster a networking atmosphere, which is hard to come by digitally.

Interview with Betsy Penso: Jews in Turkey do not feel like equal citizens

Seval Gülen spoke with lawyer and Avlaremoz writer Betsy Penso on antisemitism and its manifestations in Turkey, anti-Israelism, the role of right-wing, left-wing or Islamic groups, conspiracy theories, the impact of social media, the Holocaust and the fight against antisemitism.