Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Federal Police

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • German football fans speak out against repression

    German football fans speak out against repression

    Umbrella organisation defends itself against surveillance and arbitrary police violence Football fans are demanding less violence and surveillance from the police in Germany. At the annual general meeting of their umbrella organisation in Hanover, 22 local associations published a joint catalogue with five central demands against „permanent surveillance, restrictions on freedom, unlawful data collection, lack […]

  • New EU control system: Waiting times at German borders to triple

    New EU control system: Waiting times at German borders to triple

    In six months‘ time, travellers from third countries will have their passports, fingerprints and facial images checked automatically. Because of the time-consuming procedure, the German Federal Police is hoping for the timely delivery of self-service machines and is considering a call for help to Frontex. End of May 2023, the European Union will put a […]