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EU-Wide Crackdown On Irregular Immigration On The Way

Human rights organisations have strongly condemned the EU’s plan to launch a massive EU-wide police operation called “MOS MAIORUM” to hunt irregular immigrants from 13th to 26th October 2014. The operation, which was approved by the Council of the European Union on 10th July 2014, will be implemented in the framework of the Italian Presidency […]

UPDATED: Sweden has ordered a diplomat from Eritrea’s embassy to leave the country within the next 48 hours. “I can confirm that a foreign diplomat has been ordered to leave the country but I can’t go into the reasons,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Charlotta Ozaki Macías told the TT news agency. The ministry has a policy […]

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The human rights group Amnesty International has criticized Spain for spending 30 times more on defending its borders than on improving the situation of asylum seekers and refugees — the biggest difference in the European Union. Spain spent €289,394,768.35 ($394,346,674.56) on border protection from 2007 to 2013. During the same period, however, it spent just […]

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Many believe that if a uniformed officer (or PCSO) knock at the door they have an automatic right to enter our homes. Or, if they ask to be let in and you refuse, you have committed an offence. The reality however is very different. Because by inviting a police officer into your home you are […]

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Switzerland has overcrowded prisons, security services use excessive force, and discrimination remains a problem, according to the US State Department’s Country Report on human rights practices in 2013. Based on factual reporting from US embassies around the world, the State Department’s annual country reports chronicle human rights conditions in almost 200 countries. The reports were […]

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