Legal Dialogue

17/04/2018

Ex-Auschwitz SS guard charged in Germany

German prosecutors have charged a 94-year-old former SS guard with aiding and abetting mass murder at the Nazis' Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.
Source: bbc.com
09/04/2018

UN urges France to take effective measures to bring water and sanitation services to migrants

Estimated 900 migrants and asylum-seekers in Calais, 350 in Grande-Synthe, and an unidentified number at other sites elsewhere along the northern French coast are living without adequate emergency shelter and proper access to drinking water, toilets or washing facilities.
Source: ohchr.org
09/04/2018

POLITICO: Europe can save Poland from darkness

The independence of Poland’s Supreme Court — and its entire judicial system — is at stake. Polish civic society, opposition politicians and independent judges are doing what they can to resist. But the EU must intervene in their defense, before it is too late.
Source: politico.eu
09/04/2018

German court rejects extradition of former Catalan leader on rebellion charge

The court agreed to release Puigdemont on bail. The former Catalan leader was arrested last month on a Spanish-issued arrest warrant as he entered Germany.
Source: reuters.com
09/04/2018

The verdict to the Russian historian Yuri Dmitriev

The court declared the head of the Karelian "Memorial" not guilty under the article on the manufacture of pornography. For the possession of weapons his liberty was restricted.
Source: zona.media
09/04/2018

Dutch referendum: Spy tapping powers ‘rejected’

Voters in the Netherlands appear to have narrowly rejected new online data collection powers for intelligence agencies in a referendum.
Source: bbc.com
02/04/2018

Poland’s Government Devastates its Supreme Court

A new law in Poland threatening the independence of its Supreme Court took effect.
Source: hrw.org
02/04/2018

The Guardian view on the Worboys parole case: verdict on a system

UK high court ruled that the jailed serial sex attacker John Worboys must face a new Parole Board hearing on his application for release on licence.
Source: theguardian.com
02/04/2018

The Russian State Duma to discuss another bill on the blocking the websites

On April 2, the State Duma introduced a bill that allows to block websites that publish information discrediting the honor and dignity of a person or the business reputation of the organization.
Source: meduza.io