EU takes Hungary to court over ‘Stop Soros’ migrant law

By |julij 25th, 2019|anti-immigration, European Court of Human Rights, George Soros, human dignity, human rights, Hungary, illiberal democracy, News, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

The European Union on Thursday (25 July) took Hungary to the EU's highest court over controversial legislation against assisting migrants, known as the "Stop Soros" laws.

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Sea-Watch migrant rescue boat defies Salvini, enters Italian waters

By |junij 27th, 2019|European Court of Human Rights, European elections 2019, italian elections, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News, NGOs, refugee crisis, UNHCR, United Nations|

The Sea-Watch 3 NGO boat carrying dozens of migrants rescued in the Mediterranean entered Italian waters Wednesday (26 June) off Lampedusa island despite the threat of hefty fines from Italy's far-right interior minister.

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All citizens are (not) the same in Croatia

By |april 4th, 2019|citizenship, Croatia, European Court of Human Rights, News|

Can you imagine being the only person that has different citizenship from your entire family, just because a bureaucrat at the civil registry made an error? Can you imagine trying to find a solution for decades while bureaucratic conundrum of both coun...

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UK guilty of human rights abuse, ECHR finds in groundbreaking surveillance case

By |september 14th, 2018|Britain, data protection, ECHR, England, European Court of Human Rights, GCHQ, News, Spying, surveillance, UK, United Kingdom|

GCHQ, the British government's intelligence and security organisation, has breached human rights in its mass surveillance programme, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) said in a landmark ruling on Thursday (13 September).

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Right groups blast Hungary for not providing food to rejected asylum-seekers

By |avgust 24th, 2018|European Court of Human Rights, human dignity, Hungary, illiberal democracy, News, NGOs, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

Hungary must provide food to rejected asylum seekers held in detention camps on its border who are appealing the decision, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) said on Thursday (23 August). Human rights groups said that Hungarian authorities had...

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Lithuania says will not appeal European court ruling over CIA torture jail

By |avgust 23rd, 2018|Al Qaeda, anti-terrorism, CIA, European Court of Human Rights, human rights, Lithuania, Nato, News, Poland, rendition, Romania, Torture, transatlantic relations|

Lithuania on Wednesday (22 August) said it would not appeal a European court ruling that the Baltic state had been complicit in a clandestine CIA programme by holding terror suspects at a secret detention site on its territory.

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Bulgaria under fire for ill-treatment of asylum-seekers

By |junij 26th, 2018|Afghanistan, asylum policy, Asylum seekers, Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Presidency, EU summit, European Court of Human Rights, European Parliament, France, Greens, human dignity, News, refugee crisis, Torture, xenophobia|

French lawyers will file a complaint against Bulgaria and ask the European Commission to start an infringement procedure for inhumane treatment of asylum seekers by the country’s authorities, the Green/EFA group announced on Tuesday (26 June).

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France’s asylum reform at odds with European law

By |april 24th, 2018|asylum policy, Asylum seekers, deportation, Emmanuel Macron, European Court of Human Rights, France, immigration policy, News, Refugees|

Following a week of debates, French deputies adopted the controversial draft law on asylum and immigration in its first reading. However, some of the provisions could be contrary to European law on the matter. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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Time for Juncker to help Bosnia-Herzegovina with a bridge from Dayton to accession

By |februar 26th, 2018|Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dayton Agreement, Dragan Čović, election law, EU membership, European Court of Human Rights, News|

Two years after it applied for EU candidate status, Bosnia and Herzegovina will hand over the answers to the Commission’s questionnaire this week. Now it falls upon Juncker to hold BiH to its membership aspirations and the reform commitments expressed, writes Ivan Pepic.

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Greece limits power of sharia law for its Muslim minority

By |januar 10th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Discrimination, European Court of Human Rights, Greece, Muslims, News, Sharia, women rights|

The Greek parliament yesterday (9 January) made the practice of Islamic sharia law in family disputes optional for the country's Muslim minority, changing a century-old legacy.

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