In the text adopted by 493 votes, MEPs call on Russia to stop illegitimately prosecuting Lithuanian judges and, EU countries should refuse any legal assistance to Russia in this case.
Source: European Parliament
Attacks against homosexual and transgender people in the German capital are up compared with 2018 figures, according to latest figures. The city's police chief has warned of an "increased polarization of society."
Source: Deutsche Welle
Human rights activist Alena Popova demanded to ban the face recognition system after the Tverskoy District Court illegally used her biometric data obtained from surveillance cameras and fined the activist for 20 thousand rubles after protest near the State Duma building.
Source: Novaya Gazeta
Malta’s prime minister Joseph Muscat has resigned and due to leave in January, driven from office by the constitutional and political crisis triggered by the murder of the investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Source: The Guardian
Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, as lower house of parliament voted to ban all uses of controversial substance due to allegations of potentially causing cancer. The ban could clash with EU law.
Source: Deutsche Welle
Due to the absence of harmonized class action lawsuit mechanism the European consumers find it hard to get compensation in a lawsuit against corporations, such as in case when Volkswagen was caught cheating on emissions tests. This is set to change with the new EU legislation designed to simplify the collective lawsuit mechanism.
According to EU watchdog, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has systematically destroyed the country’s media independence and pluralism over the past 10 years. EU leaders are expected to discuss possible actions against Hungary for Orban’s attacks on key European democratic norms.
Source: New Europe
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