Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Switzerland

  • Police Violence in Germany: Misuse of „Wiretapping Paragraph“

    Police Violence in Germany: Misuse of „Wiretapping Paragraph“

    The ban on filming police operations is an international exception The practice of the German police to prohibit recordings of police operations with reference to the Penal Code is rather exceptional in international comparison. This is the conclusion of a report by the Scientific Services of the Bundestag, which looked at 16 countries, among them […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 Frontex has stationed a large drone at Valletta Airport in Malta to monitor the central […]