EU top court says German prosecutors can’t issue European arrest warrants

By |maj 29th, 2019|EU court of Justice, European arrest warrant, Germany, independence of judiciary, justice reform, News, public prosecutors office|

According to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), German public prosecutors are not independent when prosecuting cases. As a result, they will no longer be allowed to issue European arrest warrants, which could considerably increase the work of German courts. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Hungarian opposition denounces Gruevski’s case ‘disgrace’

By |december 3rd, 2018|Asylum, Central European University (CEU), EPP, European arrest warrant, extradition, illiberal democracy, Macedonia, Nato, News, Nikola Gruevski, rule of law, Russia, Viktor Orbán, VMRO-DPMNE|

The leaders of three opposition parties represented in the Hungarian parliament published on Sunday (2 December) an open letter in which they call a “disgrace” the granting by Viktor Orbán of asylum to former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski.

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EU member states can refuse arrest warrants issued by Poland

By |julij 26th, 2018|Article 7, democratic deficit, ECJ, European arrest warrant, European Court of Justice, News, PiS, Poland, rule of law|

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) yesterday (25 July) authorised EU members to refuse arrest warrants issued by Poland if they doubt defendants will get a fair trial there.

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Spain drops arrest warrant for former Catalan leader

By |julij 20th, 2018|Carles Puigdemont, European arrest warrant, News|

Spain's Supreme Court dropped a European arrest warrant for former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Thursday (19 July) after Germany refused to extradite him to face a charge of rebellion for declaring Catalonia an independent state last year.

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Barnier: UK needs to show ‘realism’, will be shut out of Arrest Warrant

By |junij 19th, 2018|Brexit, Brexit negotiations, European arrest warrant, JHA, Michel Barnier, News|

The UK needs a reality check and will not be able to remain part of the European Arrest Warrant after it leaves the European Union, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator said on Tuesday.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Barnier: UK needs to show ‘realism’, will be shut out of Arrest Warrant

Juncker warns against ‘mixed up’ Brexit talks, after May requests defence treaty

By |februar 17th, 2018|common defence, European arrest warrant, European Defence Community, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Theresa May|

Britain wants to agree a defence and security treaty with the EU before its leaves the bloc in March 2019, Theresa May has said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Juncker warns against ‘mixed up’ Brexit talks, after May requests defence treaty

Puigdemont fate hangs on Belgium’s European arrest warrant response

By |november 6th, 2017|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia independence, Catalonia referendum, European arrest warrant, human rights, N-VA, News, political asylum, Theo Francken|

A Belgian judge has granted conditional release to sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his ministers, and the group is scheduled to appear in court within 15 days, Belgian prosecutors said on Monday (6 November).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Puigdemont fate hangs on Belgium’s European arrest warrant response

Puigdemont’s defence plan faces uphill battle as situation worsens

By |november 3rd, 2017|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia, European arrest warrant, News, Paul Bekaert|

Deposed Catalan President Carles Puigdemont's plan to avoid extradition to Spain citing a lack of guarantees for a fair trial in Madrid may prove hard to back up legally under European Arrest Warrant (EAW) rules.

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Puigdemont says will stay in Belgium, accept snap election

By |oktober 31st, 2017|Belgium, Carles Puigdemont, Catalan independence, Catalan referendum, Catalonia, Charles Michel, European arrest warrant, Mariano Rajoy, News, Theo Francken|

Dismissed Catalan President Carles Puigdemont is not seeking political asylum in Belgium and will not return to Spain until he is guaranteed a fair trial, he told a packed news conference in Brussels’  European quarter on Tuesday (31 October).

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Britain wants post-Brexit security treaty with EU

By |september 19th, 2017|Brexit, defence, European arrest warrant, European Court of Justice, europol, News, security, Theresa May|

Britain called yesterday (18 September) for a new security treaty with the European Union after Brexit to try and prevent terror attacks, days after a bomb exploded on a London Underground train.

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