Statewatch News Online, 17 April 2012 (05/13)

17 April 2013 — Home page: http://www.statewatch.org/ • e-mail: office@statewatch.org

1.   EU: Dublin III: Council of the European Union 
2.   EU: Agency for Fundamental Rights report: Fundamental rights at the EU’s southern sea borders
3.   EU: European Commission: Proposal for a Regulation for the surveillance of the external sea borders in the context of operational cooperation
4.   UK: Secret mission? UK “homeland security” firms were in India three weeks before David Cameron’s February trade mission
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US, UK: Targeting Syria: Looking back at: “frighteningly frank” plans By Felicity Arbuthnot

7 February 2012

“’The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history.” George Orwell (Eric Arthur Blair, 1903-1950.)

For anyone in two minds about what is really going on in Syria, and whether President Assad, hailed a decade ago as “A Modern Day Attaturk”, has become the latest megalomaniacal despot, to whose people a US-led posse of nations, must deliver “freedom”, with weapons of mass, home, people, nation and livlihood destruction, here is a salutary tale from modern history.

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US, UK: Targeting Syria: Looking back at: “frighteningly frank” plans By Felicity Arbuthnot

7 February 2012

“’The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history.” George Orwell (Eric Arthur Blair, 1903-1950.)

For anyone in two minds about what is really going on in Syria, and whether President Assad, hailed a decade ago as “A Modern Day Attaturk”, has become the latest megalomaniacal despot, to whose people a US-led posse of nations, must deliver “freedom”, with weapons of mass, home, people, nation and livlihood destruction, here is a salutary tale from modern history.

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Statewatch News Online, No 1 of 2: 13 June 2011 (15/11)

13 June 2011 — Statewatch – e-mail: office@statewatch.org

STATEWATCHING EUROPE: Civil Liberties, the state and the European Union Saturday 25 June 2011 (10.00-17.30)
Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL
Programme and Registration form: http://www.statewatch.org/conference/conference.pdf
Book Online:http://www.statewatch.org/ordering/order.html

  1. EU: Statewatch Analysis: Rethinking the EU Security Research Programme by Ben Hayes
  2. Council of Europe: NGO letter calling for review anti-terror laws
  3. EU: Justice and Home Affairs Council, 9-10 June 2011
  4. EU: EUROPEAN INVESTIGATION ORDER
  5. UK: All-seeing, all-knowing: the proposal for a National Crime Agency
  6. EU: SCHENGEN INFORMATION SYSTEM (SIS): Statistics
  7. EU-ECJ: The General Court annuls the measures freezing the funds of Nadiany Bamba
  8. EU: COUNCIL PRESIDENCY: European arrest warrant
  9. EU: Concerns arise over the development of the European Police Records Index System (EPRIS): “EU police database”:
  10. UK: UNDERCOVER POLICE: Mark Kennedy case: CPS accused of suppressing key evidence
  11. UK: New “anti-extemism” strategy: PREVENT Strategy
  12. EU-USA: PNR AGREEMENT: The Agreement” is just that, it is not a Treaty as far as the USA is concerned
  13. EU: Statewatch Analysis: Revised EU asylum proposals: “Lipstick on a pig”
  14. EU: Council of the European Union: Working method for closer cooperation and coordination in the field of EU security
  15. EU: COUNTER-TERRORISM: Discussion paper from the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator
  16. European Court of Justice: ACCESS TO EU DOCUMENTS REGULATION: Judgment

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