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European Union

2021

16

Jul

AB Adalet Divanı

EU companies can ban headscarves under certain conditions, court says

Companies in the European Union can ban employees from wearing a headscarf under certain conditions, if they need to do so to project an image of neutrality to customers, the EU’s top court said on Thursday. The Luxembourg-based EU Court of Justice (CJEU) was ruling on cases brought by two Muslim women in Germany who […]

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Country: European Union
Source: , Reuters

16

Jul

Frontex Direktörü Yunanistan

Frontex Reform Needed to Protect Migrant Rights in Europe

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency, known as Frontex, has failed to protect the rights of people at European Union borders, a European Parliament investigation has found. The July 15 report highlights how Frontex – in particular its executive director, Fabrice Leggeri – failed to take action to address reports of migrant pushbacks, the […]

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Country: European Union
Source: , HRW

26

May

EU partly responsible for migrant deaths in Mediterranean: UN

The United Nations said the European Union is partly responsible for the deaths of migrants taking boats across the Mediterranean due to unanswered distress calls, obstruction of humanitarian rescue efforts, and pushbacks. Thousands of refugees and migrants including many from Africa undertake long, dangerous journeys via Libya to Europe each year, often embarking on small, […]

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Country: European Union
Source: , DS

10

May

Revealed: 2,000 refugee deaths linked to illegal EU pushbacks

EU member states have used illegal operations to push back at least 40,000 asylum seekers from Europe’s borders during the pandemic, methods being linked to the death of more than 2,000 people, the Guardian can reveal. In one of the biggest mass expulsions in decades, European countries, supported by EU’s border agency Frontex, has systematically […]

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Country: European Union
Source: , The Guardian

10

Mar

avrupa'da sığınmacılar korunmuyor

European countries must urgently change their migration policies which endanger refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean

“European countries are failing to protect refugees and migrants trying to reach Europe via the Mediterranean. Backsliding in the protection of the lives and rights of refugees and migrants is worsening and causing thousands of avoidable deaths each year”, said today Dunja Mijatović, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, while releasing a report […]

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Country: European Union
Source: , Coe

10

Mar

avrupa'da sığınmacılar korunmuyor

Avrupa Konseyi’nden göçmen raporu: AB ülkeleri sığınmacıları korumuyor

Avrupa Konseyi, AB ülkelerinin sığınmacıları korumadığı uyarısında bulundu Avrupa Konseyi İnsan Hakları Komiseri Mijatovic, AB ülkelerinin Akdeniz’i geçerek Avrupa’ya ulaşmaya çalışan düzensiz göçmen ve sığınmacıları korumadığı uyarısında bulundu. Mijatovic, AB ülkelerinin insan haklarına saygı gösteren bir göç politikası izlemesi gerektiğini söyledi. Avrupa Konseyi İnsan Hakları Komiseri Dunja Mijatovic, “İnsan hakları için bir tehlike çağrısı. Akdeniz’de […]

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2020

11

Nov

Is EU about to ban end-to-end encryption?

Encryption locks personal data, but governments and law enforcement agencies have long been concerned that terrorists and criminals are using these systems to literally get away with murder. Terror attack in France and Austria Following recent terrorist atrocities in France and Austria the EU are set to demand backdoor access. The draft EU resolution says […]

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Country: European Union
Source: TRT HABER , HR

29

Oct

EU expects probe from Greece, Frontex over migrants

The EU expects a thorough investigation from Greece and Frontex following reports that the EU border agency is supporting Greece to push refugees back to the open sea. “We expect both Greek authorities and Frontex to investigate any such reports thoroughly and ensure full compliance with EU law,” said Adalbert Jahnz, a spokesperson for European […]

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Country: European Union
Source: EN SON HABER , AA

14

Sep

UN: Migrant pushbacks at EU borders violate law

The UN human rights chief said Monday she has reports of pushbacks and collective expulsions of migrants at the European Union’s sea and land borders, describing it as a violation of their legal obligations. Michelle Bachelet spoke at the opening of the 45th session of the Human Rights Council. “Last week’s fire at the migrant […]

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Country: European Union
Source: TRT HABER , AA

02

Aug

Polish Towns That Declared Themselves ‘L.G.B.T. Free’ Are Denied E.U. Funds

The governing party in Poland has attacked L.G.B.T. people, using homophobic rhetoric that European officials say has led to unequal treatment. The European Union will not provide funding to six Polish towns that have declared themselves “L.G.B.T.-free zones,” a rare financial sanction of a member nation for issues related to the equal treatment of its […]

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Country: European Union
Source: BBC , NYT