26/11/2019

Poland elects controversial judges to constitutional court

Poland’s parliament elected three ruling party nominees as judges to the constitutional court, raising concerns about the court’s independence. The most disputed of the three judges is Stanislaw Piotrowicz, a former communist-era state prosecutor.
Source: The Washington Post
26/11/2019

79% of Russian women convicted of murder defended themselves against domestic violence

Four out of five women convicted of murder in 2016–2018 in reality were trying to defend themselves against domestic violence.
Source: Novaya Gazeta
26/11/2019

79% of Russian women convicted of murder defended themselves against domestic violence

Four out of five women convicted of murder in 2016–2018 in reality were trying to defend themselves against domestic violence.
Source: Novaya Gazeta
03/12/2019

European Parliament calls on Russia to stop illegitimate prosecution of Lithuanian judges

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
03/12/2019

European Parliament calls on Russia to stop illegitimate prosecution of Lithuanian judges

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
03/12/2019

Shell launches Greenpeace legal action over North Sea protests

Shell is seeking to prevent Greenpeace protestors from breaching a 500m safety zone around platforms in the Brent field. It claims the protests could create serious safety risks.
Source: BBC
03/12/2019

Shell launches Greenpeace legal action over North Sea protests

Shell is seeking to prevent Greenpeace protestors from breaching a 500m safety zone around platforms in the Brent field. It claims the protests could create serious safety risks.
Source: BBC
03/12/2019

Berlin sees sharp increase in homophobic attacks

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
03/12/2019

Berlin sees sharp increase in homophobic attacks

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