Statewatch News Online, 26 July 2013 (11/13): EU-USA: Data surveillance

25 July 2013 — – e-mail:

1.  EP Inquiry: Letter from Martin Schulz, MEP, President of the European Parliament to the Council Presidency
2.  GERMANY-USA: DATA SURVEILLANCE: ‘Key Partners’: The Secret Link Between Germany and the NSA
3.  Extract from the Minutes of the 4 July 2013 meeting of COREPER II: EU-US High Level expert group on security and data protection
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Statewatch News Online, 27 June 2013: EU-USA: DATA SURVEILLANCE

27 June 2013 — • e-mail:


1.   EU-USA: DATA SURVEILLANCE: For those that missed here are three three original leaks by Snowden:
2.   UK: SPYING ON THE EU: Germany blasts Britain over GCHQ’s secret cable trawl
3.   EU-USA-UK: DATA SURVEILLANCE: GCHQ taps fibre-optic cables for secret access to world’s communications
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Statewatch News Online, 7 June 2013

7 June 2013 — • e-mail:

1.    EU: Justice and Home Affairs Council, 6-7 June 2013: Day 1: Justice: Press release
2.    EU: NEW DATA PROTECTION REGULATION: European Parliament: Working documents, draft report and amendments 
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Statewatch News Online, 17 April 2012 (05/13)

17 April 2013 — Home page: • e-mail:

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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Statewatch News Online, 8 March 2013 (03/13)

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1.    EU: Millions of euros for new police databases in West Africa
2.    EU: Justice and Home Affairs Council: 7-8 March 2013
3.    EU: EUROPEAN INVESTIGATION ORDER (EIO): Nine MSs who proposed the EIO lobby the Council of the European Union for it to be quickly adopted
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Statewatch News Online, 4 February 2013: EU: Solidarity or militarisation?

4 February 2013 — Home page:  e-mail:

1.    EU: Council of the European Union: Visa lists and Intra-Corporate Transferees
2.    USA: BODY SCANNERS: Rapiscan Backscatter Contract Terminated – Units to be Removed
3.    EU: Solidarity or militarisation? Proposed ‘solidarity clause’ legislation criticised for lack of clarity and “encouraging armament”
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