Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: Greece

  • More relocation, more Frontex: “Med5” adopt declaration in Malta

    More relocation, more Frontex: “Med5” adopt declaration in Malta

    Malta, Greece, Italy, Spain and Cyprus demand more solidarity in the reception of asylum seekers. The EU interior ministers are meeting this week to discuss the issue. Five EU Mediterranean countries are calling on Brussels to show more solidarity with…

  • Fortress Europe: EU wants more border surveillance technology

    Fortress Europe: EU wants more border surveillance technology

    Activists warn of increase in illegal deportations and police violence The EU Commission still maintains that it does not want to finance fences at the Union’s external borders – at least not directly. However, the 12 member states that already…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • After EU recommendation: Frontex drone allowed to fly in civilian airspace in Greece

    After EU recommendation: Frontex drone allowed to fly in civilian airspace in Greece

    Two Israeli arms companies are offering their long-range drones in Europe for border surveillance. In addition to the military in Switzerland, the Greek coast guard is also carrying out corresponding missions. For more than a year, the EU border agency…