European Institutions

  • NGO Challenges U.K. for Secrecy in Intelligence Sharing

    September 10, 2014

    The nongovernmental organization ("NGO") Privacy International has taken the U.K. to the European Court of Human Rights over the country's refusal to publish the "Five Eyes" intelligence-sharing treaty.

  • ECHR "Cyberbullying" Decision Prompts Proposed Irish Reforms

    September 03, 2014

    Citing the European Court of Human Rights ("ECHR") decision that Ireland was liable for abuse suffered by a student at state school, the country's Special Rapporteur on Child Protection Geoffrey Shannon has proposed reforms seeking to expand school responsibility for countering "cyberbullying" conduct.

  • German Euroskeptic Party Wins State Seats

    September 03, 2014

    Following up on the wave of victories for euroskeptic parties in the European Parliamentary elections, the anti-euro party Alternative for Germany, founded in 2013, has won its first seats in state parliament in Saxony.

  • Rozenberg Outlines U.K. Human Rights Options

    September 03, 2014

    In a recent article in The Guardian, Joshua Rozenberg analyzes the U.K.'s options for protecting its sovereignty in the area of human rights.

  • EU Considers "Green" Proposals Banning Household Appliances

    September 03, 2014

    According to The Telegraph, following the Brussels directive banning high-powered vacuum cleaners, EU officials are considering proposals that would ban certain hairdryers, lawn mowers, and electric kettles on the basis of energy efficiency.

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