This law expands the definition of so-called foreign agents to include anyone who is «under foreign influence, a change that will make it even easier for the state to target its domestic critics. The officials use foreign agent law increasingly to abolish civil society and media groups in Russia.
The Parliament demanded the inclusion of the right to legal and safe abortion in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, following the controversial Supreme Court ruling overturning abortion rights in the US.
Source: Le Monde
The official investigation should reveal how and why the President and more than 60 figures associated with the regional independence movement reportedly had their mobile phones targeted using NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware.
Source: The Guardian
Poland's 18-feet-tall steel barrier, built on its border with Belarus, was meant to be a European version of former U.S. President Donald Trump’s wall, protecting the European Union's eastern frontier from illegal migration. But migrants, like Joel and Lisa from Cuba, are still getting through, hoping for a better life in Poland.
Alexei Gorinov receives the first long-term sentence under harsh laws introduced since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. He was found guilty of "disseminating clearly false information" about the Russian military.
Former concentration camp guard, who is now 101, was sentenced to 5 years in prison. In Germany, Nazi crime suspects continue to be put on trial despite their advanced age.
German museums have reached an agreement on the restitution of art objects exported
from Africa in the 19th century. In addition, some African states are demanding an apology
and reparations from Berlin for the period when Germany owned colonies in Africa.
Dmitry Talantov is accused of spreading "fakes" about the Russian army. He defended
journalist Ivan Safronov and became his second lawyer to be prosecuted.
Source: Radio Free Europe
French lawmakers propose a bill enshrining abortion rights in France's constitution after the US Supreme Court revoked the nationwide legal protection for American women to terminate pregnancies.
Russian artist Aleksandra Skochilenko was arrested after being accused of replacing price tags with anti-war information in a supermarket. She is charged with «disseminating knowingly false information about the use of the Russian Armed Forces». She faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.