Security Architectures in the EU

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  • Germany: „Knife experts“ of police and media under fire

    Germany: „Knife experts“ of police and media under fire

    Right-wing politicians and the media work with questionable statistics on knives as a means of committing crimes. The Federal Criminal Police Office will not publish valid figures until this year. For more than two years, the right-wing extremist AfD party in the federal and state governments has been trying to prove with parliamentary questions that […]

  • Once again complaint against German law on Federal Intelligence Service

    Once again complaint against German law on Federal Intelligence Service

    After the Snowden revelations, the coalition government of Socialdemocrats and Christian parties had regulated the powers of the foreign secret service by law. Despite a ruling from the Constitutional Court, its surveillance operations continue to grow out of control. The Federal Constitutional Court in Germany must once again deal with the powers of the Federal […]

  • Pegasus and Predator investigations: Europol is not a European FBI

    Pegasus and Predator investigations: Europol is not a European FBI

    The EU Parliament’s committee of enquiry into Pegasus and other spy software is calling for Europol to investigate the scandal. However, there are reasons why the police agency’s powers are limited. While the EU Parliament is looking into the spyware scandal in a committee of enquiry, the role of the police agency Europol is also […]

  • Sea-Watch flies again: Flight bans by Libya contrary to international law

    Sea-Watch flies again: Flight bans by Libya contrary to international law

    After a ten-month break, the „Seabird 2“ is back over the central Mediterranean. With this aircraft, the pilots detect sea emergencies and notify nearby ships for rescue. The sea rescue organisation Sea-Watch has resumed its aerial reconnaissance over the central Mediterranean. „Our crew left early in the morning for a flight that hadn’t happened like […]

  • Another police unit for French-German migration defence

    Another police unit for French-German migration defence

    A joint Franco-German police force will be deployed to sporting events, protests and against „migration flows“. Another unit undermines Germany’s principle of separation between the police and the military. Germany and France want to strengthen their cooperation against „migration flows“. To this end, the two countries had set up a „Joint French-German Service Unit“ („Gemeinsame […]

  • Use of Spanish spyware in Germany illegal, Bundestag report says

    Use of Spanish spyware in Germany illegal, Bundestag report says

    Spain’s secret service is probably also spying abroad with „Pegasus“. Attacks may have been made in Germany on the former regional president of Catalonia and his Chilean-German lawyer. On 25 March 2018, former regional president of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont was arrested by the highway police in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein and temporarily detained. Due […]

  • Europol is not investigating „Europe’s Watergate“

    Europol is not investigating „Europe’s Watergate“

    The EU Parliament is probing one of Europe’s biggest espionage scandals, but has little power to do so. Europol should investigate the misuse of „state trojan „Pegasus“ in the EU, MEPs demand. However, this would only be possible with the permission of governments, which would be violating fundamental rights. Governmental surveillance software such as „Pegasus“ […]

  • Cleaning up the internet: UN plans convention against cybercrime

    Cleaning up the internet: UN plans convention against cybercrime

    A new convention for the prosecution of online crimes is to include the „spreading of false information“ if this could trigger „social unrest“. States are therefore to make provisions to be able to uniformly prosecute calls for „subversive or armed activities“ on the internet. The proposals are contained in the draft Convention against Cybercrime of […]

  • Raid on journalists of „Radio Dreyeckland“ in Germany

    Raid on journalists of „Radio Dreyeckland“ in Germany

    The Freiburg radio station wrote about the discontinuation of a criminal investigation and linked to „Indymedia Linksunten“. It is the first police crackdown since the founding of the former pirate media 35 years ago. Police in Freiburg searched „Radio Dreyeckland“ on Tuesday morning. According to a press release, several search warrants issued by the public […]

  • „AI Act“: Germany in favour of facial recognition, against lie detectors

    „AI Act“: Germany in favour of facial recognition, against lie detectors

    In Brussels, governments and parliament discuss a law on artificial intelligence The German government is committed to improving facial recognition procedures throughout the EU with the help of artificial intelligence (AI). Such systems should admittedly not be able to be used by the police in real time. In investigations, however, the authorities should be allowed […]

  • Two men dead in police custody in Braunschweig and Berlin

    Two men dead in police custody in Braunschweig and Berlin

    Police continue to investigate the cause of death The circumstances surrounding the death of a man who died in police custody in Braunschweig remain unclear. The responsible public prosecutor’s office told „nd“ that the cause of death of the 38-year-old could not be determined during an autopsy at the Hannover Medical School. However, the examinations […]

  • More or less Frontex? Its FRO wants reinforced presence in EU problem states

    More or less Frontex? Its FRO wants reinforced presence in EU problem states

    Because of human rights violations, non-governmental organisations are demanding the withdrawal of Frontex from Greece. Their Fundamental Rights Officer, on the other hand, wants to increase the number of EU border guards deployed in the event of violations. Frontex should withdraw from Greece, demanded a coalition of seven non-governmental organisations operating on the island of […]