Legal Dialogue

26/11/2019

EU fails to agree on privacy rules for WhatsApp, Skype

The European Commission kicked off the process two years ago with its proposal for an ePrivacy regulation which would ensure that tech companies offering online messaging and email services would be subjected to the same tough rules as telecoms providers.
Source: Euraktiv
26/11/2019

Northern Ireland facing millions in EU fines over environmental failures

The European Commission has begun proceedings against the UK over alarming 'infractions' of EU standards such as failures for shellfish waters to meet food hygiene regulations, breaches of air quality levels and failures to preserve wildlife and flora through special conservation areas.
Source: The Irish News
26/11/2019

Far-right German lawmakers meet Assad representatives in Syria

Members of far-right populist party Alternative for Germany visited Syria to prove that the country is a "safe country of origin" for migrants. The anti-Islam party aims to prove that Syria is safe for migrants to be sent back to.
Source: Deutsche Welle
19/11/2019

Deportation of suspected IS fighters forces Germany to take action

Turkey will deport 10 men, women and children with suspected ties to "Islamic State" back to Germany this week. The move is making several countries address how to repatriate suspected terrorists and their families.
Source: Deutsche Welle
19/11/2019

Deportation of suspected IS fighters forces Germany to take action

Turkey will deport 10 men, women and children with suspected ties to "Islamic State" back to Germany this week. The move is making several countries address how to repatriate suspected terrorists and their families.
Source: Deutsche Welle
19/11/2019

France unveils new model of EU enlargement

Western Balkan countries should still become EU members, but via a new, gradual association method, France has said.
Source: EU Observer
19/11/2019

France unveils new model EU enlargement

Western Balkan countries should still become EU members, but via a new, gradual association method, France has said.
Source: EU Observer
19/11/2019

Czech “People In Need” foundation declared “undesirable” in Russia

The Russian Justice ministry did not specify what the disaster relief, advocacy, and human rights group did to violate the “fundamental human rights and freedoms, the rights and freedoms of Russian Federation citizens."
Source: Radio Free Europe
19/11/2019

Generator of complaints to the ECHR created by Human rights defenders

The Russian human rights organization Memorial and “OVD-Info” have developed a system for automated filing of complaints to the European Court of Human Rights. With the help of the new program, everyone who has faced a violation of their rights will be able to create a complaint independently.
Source: Novaya Gazeta