Monthly Archives: April 2013

FREE Newsletter: 29 and 30 April 2013

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS – VUNERABLE PERSONS Extradition et troubles mentaux : la prise en compte croissante de la vulnérabilité par la Cour européenne des droits de l’Homme Gdr-Elsj: Par Joanna Pétin, CDRE. “L’arrêt Aswat contre Royaume-Uni (n°17299-12), rendu par la Cour … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 25 and 26 of April 2013

DATA PROTECTION Civil Liberties Committee rejects EU Passenger Name Record proposal European Parliament News: “A European Commission proposal to allow the use of EU air passenger name record (PNR) data in investigating serious crime and terrorist offences was rejected by … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 22, 23, 24 April 2013

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS – FREEDOM FROM TORTURE AND DEGRADING TREATMENT Anti-torture committee visits Armenia Human Rights Europe: “Members of the Council of Europe’s anti-torture unit have now completed their six-day visit to Armenia. The Committee for the Prevention of Torture and … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 18 and 19 April 2013

TRANSPARENCY EU seeks more corporate transparency Euobserver: “EU companies will be required to publish information ranging from anti-corruption and bribery measures to their boardroom policies and employment practices, under new legislation unveiled by the European Commission on Tuesday (16 April). … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 15, 16, 17 April 2013

PRINCIPLES AND VALUES OF THE EU – POSSIBLE VIOLATION OF ARTICLE 2 TUE EU threatens Hungary with legal action over constitution Euractiv: “The European Commission intends to take legal action against Hungary over amendments made to its constitution, the EU … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 11, 12 April 2013

TRANSPARENCY Campaigners hail ‘game-changing’ EU deal on oil and mining corruption Euobserver: “MEPs and ministers have agreed groundbreaking rules requiring oil and mineral companies to report payments made to third world governments. The new rules agreed on Tuesday (9 April) … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 8, 9, 10 April 2013

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS Convict awaits court decision on United Kingdom human rights challenge Human Rights Europe: “A rapist jailed in the United Kingdom and detained in prison beyond the length of his sentence, will find out tomorrow if judges accept that … Continue reading

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