Category Archives: Organised Crime

FREE Newsletter: 24 & 25 October 2013

INDEX DATA PROTECTION * European Parliament press release: MEPs call for suspension of EU-US bank data deal in response to NSA snooping * Merkel outraged after NSA allegedly tapped her phone EUROPEAN AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY AND JUSTICE – BORDER … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 16, 17, 18 September 2013

VALUES AND PRINCIPLES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION – POSSIBLE VIOLATION OF ARTICLE 7 TEU Hungary amends its constitution to appease EU Euractiv: “Hungary’s parliament has approved changes to the constitution, removing restrictions on political media campaigns ahead of next year’s … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 20, 21 June 2013

PRINCIPLES AND VALUES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION – POSSIBLE VIOLATION OF ARTICLE 7 TEU MEPs call on Hungarian authorities to abide by EU values European Parliament News: “Civil Liberties Committee recommendations to Hungary and the European Commission on how to … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 10, 11, 12 June 2013

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS ‘Another step towards euthanasia for children’ Presseurop: “In the wake of several months of testimony from doctors and experts in medical ethics, a Belgian Senate committee will on June 12 examine the possible extension of the country’s euthanasia … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 27, 28, 29 May 2013

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS Court set for ruling in domestic violence human rights row Human Rights Europe: “Judges will deliver their ruling tomorrow in a case which raises important issues on a state’s responsibilities towards victims of domestic violence. The applicants, Lilia, … Continue reading

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FREE Newsletter: 6, 7, 8 May 2013

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS – FREEDOM FROM TORTURE AND DEGRADING TREATMENT High prison populations result of policy, not crime: study Euobserver: “Prison populations and overcrowding in member states is linked to sentence length and not to the number of people incarcerated. A … 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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