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Digital 09-01-2014

Parliament to hear Snowden in pre-recorded video testimony

The European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs voted today (9 January) to allow a pre-recorded video testimony from whistle-blower Edward Snowden. The hearing will feed into the Assembly's special inquiry into allegations of mass surveillance by US intelligence services.
Central Europe 09-12-2013

Experts warn against the trivialisation of racism

NGOs and human rights institutions have denounced the increase of racist violence across Europe, the rise of which is being attributed partly to the economic crisis and the use of internet.

Croatia surrenders on EU arrest warrant

New EU member Croatia backtracked in its first row with the bloc's executive Commission on Wednesday, agreeing to fully apply the EU extradition law after Brussels raised the prospect of sanctions.
Central Europe 17-07-2013

Reding: EU is like a family running short of money

Viviane Reding, European Commission vice president in charge of justice and home affairs, compared the crisis-hit EU to a family getting short on money. She made those remarks as part of a series of debates entitled "Citizens’ Dialogues on the future of the EU" that took place in Warsaw earlier this month. EURACTIV Poland reports.

Merkel faces party rebellion over gender quotas

Chancellor Angela Merkel could suffer an embarrassing defeat in the Bundestag on 18 April if members of her centre-right coalition break ranks and back an opposition bill requiring German companies to hire more women executives.