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5 December 2017

Justice and Peace joins coalition to stop controversial European copyright bill

Copyright laws are supposed to protect authors and creators. But taken to an extreme, they can stifle innovation, access and creativity. The latter, is the direction that a new bill put before European lawmakers seems to be heading to.

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1 December 2017

Maastricht locals start petition for Afghan teenager and family facing deportation

The local Maastricht community has started a petition to stop the Dutch government from sending back Afghan teenager Haroon and his family.

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1 December 2017

Deventer becomes 11th Dutch Shelter City

From 2018 onwards, the city in collaboration with local organizations will provide one human rights defender at risk a temporary shelter for a period of three months.

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