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Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifty-two countries and four international organizations teamed up with Europol to deliver a major blow to organized crime groups operating across the European Union and beyond. Co-operation with partners from the private sector was also key to this successful operation. Focusing on disrupting the most dangerous criminal networks currently active, investigators put an emphasis on […]

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#CRPD: 10 years of Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities – #UN event to discuss challenges and goals for next 10 years

#CRPD: 10 years of Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities – #UN event to discuss challenges and goals for next 10 years

The theme of this year’s Social Forum of the UN Human Rights Council to be in held in Geneva from 3-5 October, is ‘Promotion of the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities’. The forum, which takes place in the framework of the 10th anniversary year […]

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#UK PM May heads to Switzerland for two-week holiday

#UK PM May heads to Switzerland for two-week holiday

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

After a hectic first month in office following the 23 June Brexit vote, new UK Prime Minister Theresa May is off on holiday and she has chosen a country outside the European Union with close ties to the bloc – Switzerland, writes Kylie MacLellan. May, who became prime minister on 13 July, will head to […]

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#CorruptionWatchListInternational statement on EU referendum in UK

#CorruptionWatchListInternational statement on EU referendum in UK

It will be more likely that corruption in the UK will increase without the greater regulatory bodies of the EU and its affiliate organizations such as the European Commission and the European Court of Justice, etc. Economic aspects: In our view, the  UK’s exit from the EU will create various kinds of economic problems and, […]

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#StrongerIn: Brexiteers defiant in face of evidence

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

  A bunch of busy-bodies, intent on undermining British national sovereignty, have written a letter arguing that it would be a mistake for the UK to leave the European Union. These traitors, nearly 200 in number, call themselves economists and they are to be found lurking in “universities” and “think-tanks” across the UK from St. […]

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#BeCrueltyFree: Switzerland commits to end sale of cruel cosmetics

#BeCrueltyFree: Switzerland commits to end sale of cruel cosmetics

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Swiss government announced it will ban the sale of cosmetics containing ingredients newly tested on animals. The announcement comes in response to a motion introduced by Green Party parliamentarian Maya Graf and if passed would make Switzerland the 35th country to take legal action to stem the trade in animal-tested consumer products since Humane […]

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#IranianResistance: ‘All Iranian regime’s factions share common interests in suppression, terrorism and plunder of public wealth’, says Maryam Rajavi

#IranianResistance: ‘All Iranian regime’s factions share common interests in suppression, terrorism and plunder of public wealth’, says Maryam Rajavi

On Wednesday 2 March, the Iranian Resistance’s President-elect Maryam Rajavi attended a meeting at the European Parliament entitled ‘EU policy on Iran after Nuclear Accord’. The meeting was presided by MEP Gerard Deprez, chairman of the Friends of a Free Iran inter-parliamentary group in the European Parliament. A considerable number of members of the European […]

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