Monthly Archives: February 2013

FREE Newsletter 25th, 26th, 27th of February 2013

DATA PROTECTION Statewatch: Council of the European Union: Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 21st and 22nd of February

TRANSPARENCY Access-Info: European Monitoring Launched: The Transparency of Policing Protests , includes: The Right to Protest Briefing developed with Statewatch: “Concerned at the lack of transparency around the growing use of force by police in protest situations, Access Info Europe … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 20th of February

POLICE COOPERATION Merger of EU police agencies draws opposition Euobserver: “The European Commission may consider a recommendation to merge the European Police College, Cepol in the UK, with the EU police agency Europol in The Hague. The commission’s spokesperson for … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 18th and 19th of February

EU EXTERNAL RELATIONS Statewatch: European Commission: Report on progress by Kosovo* in fulfilling the requirements of the visa liberalisation roadmap (COM 66-13, pdf) and see: Crime levels bode ill for Kosovo’s EU visa-free bid (EUobserver): “Kosovo is lagging behind in … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 13th, 14th and 15th of February

IMMIGRATION Crime levels bode ill for Kosovo’s EU visa-free bid Euobserver: “Kosovo is lagging behind in crime fighting reforms, limiting its prospects of obtaining EU visa-free travel. The European Commission in a report released on Tuesday (12 February) described Kosovo’s … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 12th of February

DATA PROTECTION MEPs copy-pasting amendments from US lobbyists Euobserver: “A handful of MEPs have copy-pasted amendments made by giant US-based IT companies directly into the EU’s new data protection law. Among the names cited by the London-based NGO, Privacy International, … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 8th and 11th of February

CYBERSECURITY EU Cybersecurity plan to protect open internet and online freedom and opportunity Europa Rapid: “The European Commission, together with the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, has published a cybersecurity strategy alongside a Commission … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 7th of February

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS New report: Denmark participated in CIA rendition programme Copenhagen Post: “More than 50 countries have helped the United States carry out its policy of transferring detainees without due process, sometimes to countries that practise torture The rendition flights … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 6th of February

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS Statewatch: “Romania, Bulgaria and Poland: the EU’s most frequent violators of the European Convention on Human Rights in 2012 Member states of the European Union were found to have violated the European Convention on Human Rights in 486 … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 5th of February

EUROPEAN UNION AGENCIES AND BODIES Statewatch: “EUROPOL AND CEPOL TO MERGE: “the European Commission has put forward the idea to merge CEPOL and EUROPOL. With 42 posts CEPOL is the second smallest agency. An important share of its staff deals … Continue reading

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