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Guest post by Matthew Spiegl, lawyer and the legal counsel for the Free Morgan Foundation (Netherlands) and Dr. Ingrid N. Visser, whale biologist and the co-founder of the Free Morgan Foundation. Words matter; the arrangement of words, the grammatical structure of sentences, the syntactical separation of subject and the disjunction of dissimilar provisions by paragraphs,… » read more

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Le 7 février 2018 le Parlement européen a déposé une résolution sur la situation actuelle des droits humains en Turquie (2018/2527(RSP)). Depuis maintenant presque deux ans, le pays est le théâtre de violations perpétuelles des droits de l’Homme et de l’Etat de droit. En effet, cinq jours après le coup d’Etat manqué du 15 juillet… » read more

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Guest blog post by Maarten de Groot, Campaign Coordinator ECI campaign and Daniela Vancic. The ECI Campaign is highly disappointed that the majority of the Constitutional Affairs Committee of the European Parliament yesterday decided to ignore our call, supported by more than 70 civil society organisations, to take greater ownership and responsibility for the European… » read more

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Guest blog post by Eugenio Cusumano, assistant professor in International Relations, University of Leiden The recent disembarkation in Valencia of the migrants rescued by the Aquarius, a ship operated by the charity SO-Mediterranée, solves a diplomatic standoff in danger of turning into a humanitarian crisis. The roads and sea routes to hell, however, are paved… » read more

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Guest blog post by Lionel Rudant, Strategic Marketing, CEA-Leti and Bernard Strée, European Research Program, CEA-Leti The Industrial Revolution beginning in the mid-18th Century and its periodic echoes were driven by electronic miniaturisation that led to massive, low-cost production of consumer goods. From now on, new technologies will be deployed and adopted based on the… » read more

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Today, the Aquarius, boat of the French NGO “SOS Mediterranean”, cannot find refuge for the 629 migrants it has saved in the Mediterranean Sea during six separate operations. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat exchanged about the fate of this boat, on which stay 123 unaccompanied minors, 11 small children,… » read more

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L’UE a vacillé, une nouvelle fois, le temps d’une semaine. Au lendemain d’une élection italienne qui donna la part belle aux populistes et souverainistes, un frisson d’inquiétude a probablement parcouru l’échine de plusieurs chefs d’Etats européens, confrontés à une opinion inquiétante et récurrente : certains Etats ne veulent plus de l’Europe. Le Brexit, le succès… » read more

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About a month ago, on Thursday 3rd May, the President of the European Parliament (EP) Antonio Tajani delivered a speech at the EP in Brussels on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day. By commemorating murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, President Tajani recalled the importance of respecting and protecting the freedom of expression that… » read more

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Summary of the decision On May 24, the European Commission has published its final and binding decision in its antitrust/cartel case 39816 on Upstream gas supplies in Central and Eastern Europe by virtue of which it has obliged Gazprom to rectify numerous abuses on the European gas market. Namely, in pursuance to Article 9 of… » read more

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Guest blog post by Edward Danks, Programme Coordinator, European Institute for Asian studies As new, digital platforms have precipitated journalistic innovation, the simultaneous rise of fake news and the spread of disinformation throughout the media has left the industry in a state of flux. The implications of this issue however, spread far beyond the undermining… » read more

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