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Ignores Egypt Arms Embargo, Fueling Junta Killings By
Almost half of European Union (EU) member states have flouted an EU-wide suspension on arms transfers to Egypt, risking complicity in a wave of unlawful killings, enforced disappearances and torture, Amnesty International said today. Despite...
Obama Pitches TTIP, Calls Corporate-Backed Deals “Indisputable” Good By
Despite the tens of thousands of people who marched against the deal in Germany ahead of his arrival and the steady drop in support for such neoliberal trade deals overall, President Barack Obama stood next to Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday and defended the Transatlantic...
Despite Panama Papers, EU Pitching Another Tax Evasion ‘Smokescreen’ By
The European Commission’s attempt to crack down on corporate tax evasion “is a smokescreen that will not stop multinationals dodging their taxes,” the UK-based social justice organization War on Want declared Tuesday. The proposal put forth by the Commission...
BBC Bias, Brexit, The EU, Bilderberg And Global Government By
One of the BBC’s flagship news programmes has shown a “strong” bias towards Britain staying in the European Union (EU), a media monitoring group claimed last week. From the 13th of January to the 11th of March 2016, News-watch analysed 40 editions of the popular current...
More Humanitarian Agencies Pull Out Of EU-Turkey Refugee Deal By
The UNHCR announced it was withdrawing support for the EU-Turkey deal after it said the ‘hotspots’ in which migrants are being processed in Greece are effective prisons. The EU announced on March 18 that it had reached agreement with the government in Ankara...
Europe’s Controversial New Plan To Deal With The Refugee Crisis By
European Union — Leaders at the emergency E.U. summit, focused on stemming migration to the European Union, have agreed in principle to a bold exchange plan. The proposals state that all new irregular migrants (those without correct documentation) crossing from Turkey...
New Leak Exposes EU Plan For Military Engagement In Libya By
The European Union is planning an extension of its military operation against human traffickers, known as Sophia, which could eventually include sending ground troops to war-torn Libya. According to a confidential document shared with VICE Alps and with Wikileaks by a...
EU Helped Erdogan Win Election In Return For Halting Refugees By
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened the European Union with “buses full of refugees” if they failed to finalize a lucrative deal with Turkey over the refugee crisis, according to a leaked transcript of a meeting between Erdogan and EU chiefs last year...
Sultanic Rites: Erdogan Threatens To Flood Europe With Refugees By
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s threats to open the borders with Europe to millions of refugees and migrants unless Brussels accedes to his demands is proof that he is exploiting the crisis and blackmailing Europe, German magazine Der Spiegel reported. On...
Germany: 4 Suspected Neo-Nazi Terrorists Charged With Planning To Blow Up Refugee Shelter By
Prosecutors in Germany have charged four suspected neo-Nazi terrorists with planning to use explosives to attack a refugee shelter. The three men and a woman were also charged with establishing the terror organisation – known as the Oldschool Society. German authorities...