Legal Dialogue

30/04/2019

Thousands of Czechs Came to Demonstrations for the Independence of Justice

In Prague and in other cities of the Czech Republic activists demanded an independent trial against the country's prime minister, Andrei Babish, who is accused of fraud over distributing subsidies from the EU budget.
Source: dw.com
30/04/2019

Record Number of UK Workers Paid Below Minimum Wage

An estimated 439,000 people were illegally paid below the hourly minimum wage in April last year, including 369,000 who are supposed to receive the “national living wage” because they are aged 25 or over.
Source: theguardian.com
30/04/2019

Record Number of UK Workers Paid Below Minimum Wage

An estimated 439,000 people were illegally paid below the hourly minimum wage in April last year, including 369,000 who are supposed to receive the “national living wage” because they are aged 25 or over.
Source: theguardian.com
30/04/2019

Russia Has Started Enforcing Its Ban on ‘Fake News’

Russian officials in Arkhangelsk have filed the country’s first police report against an individual for spreading illegal “fake news.” According to the news website 29.ru, the activist Elena Kalinina used her VKontakte account to promote an unpermitted protest against a local landfill.
Source: meduza.io
30/04/2019

Orban Rejects Weber’s Plea to Stop Anti-EU Posters

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has pledged to put up new anti-migrant posters, despite hopes in his centre-right EU family that he might "apologise and put an end" to the campaign.
Source: euobserver.com
30/04/2019

Orban Rejects Weber’s Plea to Stop Anti-EU Posters

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has pledged to put up new anti-migrant posters, despite hopes in his centre-right EU family that he might "apologise and put an end" to the campaign.
Source: euobserver.com
30/04/2019

Belgium’s Democratic Experiment

Starting in September, the parliament representing the German-speaking region of Belgium will hand some of its powers to a citizens’ assembly drafted by lot. It’ll be the first time a political institution creates a permanent structure to involve citizens in political decision making.
Source: politico.eu
30/04/2019

Belgium’s Democratic Experiment

Starting in September, the parliament representing the German-speaking region of Belgium will hand some of its powers to a citizens’ assembly drafted by lot. It’ll be the first time a political institution creates a permanent structure to involve citizens in political decision making.
Source: politico.eu
24/04/2019

Russia’s Lower House of Parliament Approved Internet Isolation Law

Russia's lower house of parliament approved the third reading of a draft law that aims to increase Moscow's sovereignty over its internet segment and defend against foreign meddling. The law will come into force on 1 November 2019. Some parts of the legislation: on cryptographic protection of the information and national system of domains — will come into force on 1 January 2022.
Source: meduza.io