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News Digest: round-up of news stories from across Europe (5.8.16)
Statewatch News Online, August 2016 [c.1370 words] - Feature Article
CZECH REPUBLIC: Compensation deal agreed for Roma victim...
 
Rendition: ECHR hearings continue: CIA officer could be imprisoned in Italy
Statewatch News Online, July 2016 [c.1011 words] - Feature Article
Last week the European Court of Human Rights held confidential hearings on two cases concerning the CIA's rendition programme, Al Nashiri v Romana<...
 
LITHUANIA: Lithuanian court prevents secret detention and rendition victim from participating in investigation into CIA secret prisons in Lithuania
Statewatch News Online, July 2016 [c.1049 words] - Feature Article
Press release from REDRESS (pdf available on the REDRESS site): Lo...
 
News Digest: Roundup of news stories from around the EU (17.6.16)
Statewatch News Online, June 2016 [c.1670 words] - Feature Article
Bulgarian...
 
News Digest: round-up of news stories from across the EU (16.5.16)
Statewatch News Online, May 2016 [c.1628 words] - Feature Article
BELGIUM: Intelligence service monitoring 60 soldiers (Flanders News, link): ...
 
Refugee crisis: latest news from across Europe (14-15.5.16)
Statewatch News Online, May 2016 [c.1542 words] - Feature Article
- David Miliband's refugee aid group in co...
 
News Digest: round-up of news stories from across the EU (9.5.16)
Statewatch News Online, May 2016 [c.1528 words] - Feature Article
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News Digest: Round-up of news stories from across the EU (19 items, 23.12.15)
Statewatch News Online, December 2015 [c.1050 words] - Feature Article
BELGIUM: Niqab incident results in 18 month jail sentence (Flanders News, link)...
 
UK: Draft Investigatory Powers Bill: official documents
Statewatch News Online, November 2015 [c.2089 words] - Feature Article
In early November 2015 the UK government published proposed new surveillance legislation - the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill. All the relevant offic...
 
UK-USA: Transatlantic discussions on "homeland security" shrouded in secrecy
Statewatch News Online, January 2015 [c.1169 words] - Feature Article
In April 2003 the governments of the UK and the US set up a high-level Joint Contact Group to deal with "homeland security" issues such as biometric t...
 
UK: Interception, Intelligence and Surveillance reports: Interception Commissioner fails to report on Section 8(4) certificates authorising GCHQ's mass data collection
Statewatch News Online, January 2014 [c.2303 words] - Feature Article
• Interception warrants and modifications at all-time high • Collection of communications data ("metadata") at all-time high • Surveillance Commi...
 
EU-US: Satellite states: Commission prepares for negotiations with the US on EU's defence and internal security satellite system
Statewatch News Online, August 2013 [c.1914 words] - Feature Article
The EU is currently developing a "public regulated service" (PRS) for its Galileo global positioning satellite system that will be used by EU institut...
 
Editorial: A nation of ‘grasses’? by Ben Hayes
Statewatch Journal; vol 23 no 2 August 2013 [c.835 words] - Feature Article
In 1950 Routledge published “Lag’s Lexicon: A Comprehensive Dictionary and Encyclopaedia of the English Prison of Today” by Paul Tempest. It defined a...
 
‘Grassing’: the use and impact of informants in the War on Terror by Aviva Stahl, CagePrisoners
Statewatch Journal; vol 23 no 2 August 2013 [c.5555 words] - Feature Article
The use of “grasses” and the deployment of undercover police are at the centre of Britain’s counter-terrorism policy. These practices foster a cult...
 
‘Grassing’: the use and impact of informants in the War on Terror by Aviva Stahl, CagePrisoners
StateWatch Journal no2 August 2013 [c.5553 words] - Feature Article
The use of “grasses” and the deployment of undercover police are at the centre of Britain’s counter-terrorism policy. These practices foster a cul...
 
UK: "Predictive policing" comes to the UK
Statewatch News Online, March 2013 [c.1464 words] - Feature Article
05.03.2013 - In January last year, The Independent reported that "a pioneering technique to predict crime before it happens could be imported from the...
 
EU: API, PNR, threat assessments, and data-mining: Member States push for access to travellers' personal data for customs authorities
Statewatch News Online, February 2013 [c.2128 words] - Feature Article
22.02.2013 - EU Member States are seeking access to Advanced Passenger Information and Passenger Name Record data for customs authorities, even tho...
 
EU prepares new powers to freeze the funds of "internal terrorists"
Statewatch News Online, November 2012 [c.1380 words] - Feature Article
29.11.2012 - Preparatory work is being undertaken for legislation which would give the EU the power to directly enforce the freezing of "funds, financ...
 
EU: Commission wants drones flying in European skies by 2016
Statewatch News Online, September 2012 [c.1256 words] - Feature Article
14.09.2012 - It is "imperative for the EU to take action now" to ensure that drones can fly in civil airspace alongside manned aircraft by 2016, accor...
 
UK: Commissioner's annual reports: Interception of Communications and Surveillance: More information or a lot less?
Statewatch News Online, August 2012 [c.2295 words] - Feature Article
- Interception Commissioner cuts three of four annual statistics and claims giving more information would aid criminals - Surveillance Comm...
 
UK: Campaigners call for amendment to one-sided UK-US extradition treaty
Statewatch News Online, May 2012 [c.1657 words] - Feature Article
24.05.2012 The UK was accused last night of being a "minor 51st state of America" as over 150 people packed into a hall in London to hear th...
 
Support for ACTA wanes following mass protests, by Max Rowlands
Statewatch Journal; vol 21 no 4 October-December 2011 [c.3419 words] - Feature Article
The Agreement will require all signature countries to criminalise copyright infringement and grants private companies an inordinate amount of power...
 
"Tackling new threats upon which the security and prosperity of our free societies increasingly depend:" the EU-US Working Group on Cyber Security and Cyber crime, by Chris Jones
Statewatch Journal; vol 21 no 4 October-December 2011 [c.4566 words] - Feature Article
A trans-Atlantic working group has been created to share best practices, exchange information, and look at specific issues such as cyber incident m...
 
Transparent social networks: Investigations into digital social interactions, by Christiane Schulzki-Haddouti
Statewatch Journal; vol 21 no 3 July-September 2011 [c.2784 words] - Feature Article
Police forces across Europe are increasingly using social media as an investigative tool to detect criminal activity, a technique that is already c...
 
Military - new material
Statewatch Journal; vol 21 no 2 April-June 2011 [c.1089 words] - Feature Article
US Army apologises for horrific photos from Afghanistan, Matthias Gebauer and Hasnain Kazim. Speigel online 21.3.11. This article reports on a Stryker...
 

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