The unanimous ruling by Britain’s top judges followed an appeal brought by a British couple who said that the law discriminated against heterosexuals like them who wanted a civil partnership rather than to be married.
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation is an attempt to shift the paradigm and revise the 'social contract' of private companies and individuals defined as 'privacy in exchange for comfort and free services.'
The new law, due to come into effect on 1 July, says a person must give clear consent, verbal or physical. Prosecutors will no longer need to prove violence or that the victim was in a vulnerable situation in order to establish rape.
The case of the former head of the Center for Combating Extremism (CPE) of the Republic of Ingushetia, Colonel Timur Khamkhoev and his subordinates is being heard in the military garrison court of Nalchik, the process. Police officers are accused of torture, including fatalities.
Poland had to answer to the foreign ministers of the other EU states for the first time about its judicial reform. The hearing was part of the procedure initiated by the EU Commission against the government in Warsaw.
The justice committee of the EU parliament voted to launch a rule of law procedure against Hungary. This threatens to strip the country of its EU voting rights on the grounds of grave violations of European values.
The last part of the antiterror package of laws of deputy Irina Yarovaya and Senator Viktor Ozerov came into force. Now, communication operators and Internet companies will have to store all messages of Russian users for a certain time and transmit them on request to special services.
Amendments to the law on media “foreign agents” approved by the State Duma’s Information policy committee allow counting as “foreign agent” all those who cooperate with the media.
The directive envisaged toughening of the regulation of copyright objects on the Internet. The 11th article about the "tax on links" and the 13th article on the responsibility of online platforms for content downloaded by users caused the greatest fears of its opponents.
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