European Institutions

  • UK Opposes Lawsuits Using Rights Law on Police Inaction

    March 23, 2017

    The Telegraph reports that the UK's Home Office has submitted arguments in an ongoing Supreme Court case asserting that the country's Human Rights Act, which incorporates the European Convention on Human Rights in domestic law, does not give plaintiffs the right to seek damages from law enforcement authorities for allegedly botched investigations.

  • EU Considers ICJ Complaint over Brexit Bill

    March 22, 2017

    The Independent reports that a leaked strategy memo reveals that EU officials are planning to threaten the UK with a complaint in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) if Britain refuses to pay the full amount of what EU leaders say are its 60-billion-euro obligation to the budget of the bloc.

  • UK Official: Parliament Will Not Alter Final Brexit Deal

    March 22, 2017

    In a recent interview, UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis stated that, after the upcoming negotiations over the UK's exit from the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May will present Parliament with the option of either approving her final Brexit deal or permitting the UK to leave without a deal, noting that the government is preparing for the outcome of either choice.

  • Campaign Leader: UK Should Retain Strong EU Ties

    March 22, 2017

    The chairman of the Open Britain campaign Roland Rudd has called on British officials to adopt a posture of “goodwill” during Brexit negotiations by offering a positive response to a suggestion by Belgian Member of the European Parliament Guy Verhofstadt that UK citizens retain some advantages of EU citizenship, in order to retain as many links as possible with the EU.

  • ECtHR Prolongs Suspension of Georgia TV Judgment

    March 21, 2017

    The RFE/RL news service reports that the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has prolonged indefinitely its suspension of a judgment by the Georgian Supreme Court permitting the country's government to place an independent news station under the control of an ally of the governing party.

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