Security Architectures in the EU

Kategorie: Allgemein

  • 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 […]