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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Statewatch News Online, 15 January 2013 (01/13)

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1.   EU Council of the European Union: Informal Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) Council in Dublin on 17-18 January 2013
2.   EU: European Investigation Order
3.   EU: Commission makes €50 million available for the development of “big brother” PNR databases – before legislation has even been agreed
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Statewatch News Online, 31 December 2012 (22/12)

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1.    EU: European Parliament study: Evaluating current and forthcoming proposals on JHA databases and a smart borders system at EU external borders
2.    EU: Council of the European Union: Exchange of EU classified information (EUCI) with third States and international organisations
3.    Council of Europe: Human Rights Commissioner: Restrictions on defenders of migrants’ rights should stop
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Statewatch News Online, 10 December 2012 (21/12)

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1.    EU Council of the European Union: COSI Operational plan & Schengen borders re-introduction
2,    EU: Justice and Home Affairs Council, 6-7 December 2012, Brussels: Final Press release, 6-7 December
3.    EU: Institute of Race Relations: Which way forward on racial profiling?
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Statewatch News Online, 26 November 2012 (20/12)

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1.    EU: Stockholm Programme: List of texts adopted  2010-2012
2.    EU: Consolidated versions of the Treaty on the European Union and TFEU
3.    EU: Meijers Committee: General Data Protection Regulation and personal data in judicial co-operation in criminal matters and police co-operation
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Statewatch News Online, 8 October 2012: You look foreign: bring your passport, it’s what the UKBA would want

8 October 2012 —  Statewatch


1.     EU: Western Balkan states held back by lawlessness
2.     EU: Council of the European Union: Common European Asylum System – State of play
4.     EU: Council of the European Union: Military Command and Control, JCOs and Auditors letter on Home Affairs funding
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Statewatch News Online11 May 2012 (10/12)

11 May 2012 — – e-mail:

1.    EU: ACCESS TO EU DOCUMENTS: Presidency criticised: Even worse than the Commission
2.    EU: Visits campaign : Obstacles to the right to know: Migrant Camps in Europe
3.    EU-EAW: Council: practical operation of the European arrest warrant – Year 2011
4.    EU: AI and ECRE Letter on behalf on 166 NGOs:Appeal to EU institutions
5.    EU-ECJ: SCHENGEN BORDERS CODE: ECJ General Advocate’s opinion on sea surveillance
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