Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Algeria

  • Can police databases kill?

    Can police databases kill?

    It is hardly possible for asylum seekers to correct wrong entries in German information systems. In North Rhine-Westphalia, these false entries led to the death of Amad Ahmad. In Hesse, too, this digital police arbitrariness is now becoming evident. On 29 September 2018, Amad Ahmad, originally from Syria, died of his burn injuries in the […]

  • Interpol investigates war crimes in Syria and Iraq

    Interpol investigates war crimes in Syria and Iraq

    Many „foreign fighters“ return to their home countries, 40 Germans and 130 French citizens alone are to be transferred from Kurdish prisons. The authorities are collecting „battlefield evidence“ to bring them to court. Many „foreign fighters“ in Syria or Iraq are citizens of EU member states, and after the defeat of the „Islamic State“ they […]

  • A seahorse for the Mediterranean: Border surveillance for Libyan search and rescue zone

    A seahorse for the Mediterranean: Border surveillance for Libyan search and rescue zone

    Libya is to become the first third-state to join the EU’s satellite-supported “Seahorse Mediterranean” network. The Italian military is currently setting up the necessary control centres, to be followed by a new application for a search and rescue zone, supported by Italy. In the end, the Libyan coastguard is to coordinate all maritime search and […]

  • German police instructed Tunisia and Egypt on internet surveillance prior to revolutions

    German police instructed Tunisia and Egypt on internet surveillance prior to revolutions

    The German Federal Office of Criminal Investigation (BKA) instructed the authorities of multiple North African and Middle Eastern countries in internet surveillance in the years running up to the Arab Spring, according to information released by the German government following questioning by Die Linke (Left Party) in April 2013. [1] Training in Tunisia and Egypt […]