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  • Yemen International Inquiry Offers Glimmer of Hope

    Yemen International Inquiry Offers Glimmer of Hope

    Expand Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck three apartment buildings in Sanaa on August 25, 2017, killing at least 16 civilians, including seven children, and wounding another 17, i…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Restricting Women’s Clothing – and Freedom – in Belgium

    Restricting Women’s Clothing – and Freedom – in Belgium

    Expand Salma, a 22-year-old French national living in Belgium who chooses to wear the niqab after converting to Islam, gives an interview to Reuters television outside the Belgian P…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Civil Society Letter to Heads of State and Government on EU Response to the Refugee Crisis
    Dear Heads of State and Government,We are civil society organisations, which are supported, collectively, by hundreds of thousands of people across Europe, working with those less fortunate to alleviate poverty, provide essential aid and defend peop…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Governments Step Up for Reproductive Rights

    Governments Step Up for Reproductive Rights

    (Brussels) – Governments should pledge political and financial support for sexual and reproductive health to counter the United States’ “Global Gag Rule,” Human Rights Watch said today. The Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, and Sweden are hostin…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Belgium Can Protect Kids During War by Protecting Schools

    Belgium Can Protect Kids During War by Protecting Schools

    Tomorrow, February 10, Belgium will host an international conference at the Egmont Palace on protecting children during times of war. Queen Mathilde will be there. Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders will be there. Various European Union, NATO, and…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Europe’s Court Repudiates Blanket Data Retention—Again
    This week, the European Union’s top court once again found that blanket data retention mandates are hostile to privacy and democratic freedoms, and incompatible with EU law. Such mandates require service providers to store data on all of the provid…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Grounds for Concern

    Grounds for Concern

    SummaryOn November 13, 2015 coordinated attacks in Paris at sites including a concert hall and sports stadium killed 130 people and injured hundreds. The extremist armed group Islamic State, also known as ISIS, claimed responsibility. Four months l…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Belgium: Response to Attacks Raises Rights Concerns

    Belgium: Response to Attacks Raises Rights Concerns

    (Brussels) – Belgium has enacted a raft of problematic counterterrorism laws and its police have carried out heavy-handed operations in the past year, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Those responsible for horrific attacks in Par…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Video: Belgian Counterterrorism Measures Raise Concerns
    Belgium has enacted a raft of problematic counterterrorism laws and its police have carried out heavy-handed operations in the past year. Those responsible for horrific attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015, and in Brussels on March 22, 2016, the dea…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Principaux attentats commis en Belgique et en France depuis 2014

    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • Country diary: pines that went to Passchendaele
    Milkham Inclosure, New Forest In the wartime effort of 1917 timber from this woodland fell to axes and became the battlefield planks trodden perhaps by the forest dwellers themselvesToday we wander through Milkham’s pines in an atmosphere of autumn…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Nov 17, 12:30am -
  • Belgian court defers ruling on Carles Puidgemont extradition
    Decision on Spain’s European arrest warrant for Catalan leader pushed back to 4 December – the day before the region’s election campaign beginsA Belgian court has deferred a decision on Spain’s extradition request for the exiled Catalan leade…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 11:16am -
  • Emmanuel Macron attends low-key memorials two years after Paris attacks
    French president lays wreaths and speaks to families and survivors, while only surviving suspect remains silent in custodyThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has led a series of solemn and emotional commemorations to mark two years since Paris was…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 9:43am -
  • Carles Puigdemont bailed pending Brussels ruling
    Ousted president of Catalonia and four former ministers await decision on extradition to Spain after 10-hour hearingA Belgian judge has released the ousted Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, and four of his ministers on bail after a hearing lasting m…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Nov 17, 6:47pm -
  • Brussels prosecutor: Carles Puigdemont has turned himself in to police – video
    The Brussels prosecutor's spokesman Gilles Dejemeppe reports on Sunday that the ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and several of his ministers have turned themselves in to police. A European arrest warrant had been issued for all five Catala…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • Carles Puigdemont: what will the Belgian authorities do next?
    Former Catalan president and his four ministers turned themselves in to the federal prosecutor on SundayBy 9.17am CET Monday morning – 24 hours after Carles Puigdemont and his four ministers handed themselves in to Belgium’s federal public prosec…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Nov 17, 10:24am -
  • European arrest warrant issued for ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont
    Spanish judge’s move comes day after former members of Catalan cabinet remanded in custody over independence pushA Spanish judge has issued an international arrest warrant for Catalonia’s ousted president a day after she jailed eight members of t…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Nov 17, 5:54pm -
  • Will Belgium hand Carles Puigdemont over to Spain?
    Extradition of the Catalan leader could take years, in a case that might test the limits of the trust between the EU partners The ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont’s decision to defy a Spanish court summons and remain in Brussels will trig…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Nov 17, 1:56pm -
  • Victims of New York attack include five Argentinian friends on school reunion
    Officials have confirmed eight people have died and at least 11 are injured and being treated in hospital after the incident in Manhattan New York truck attack – live updatesFive friends from Argentina celebrating the 30th anniversary of their high…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Nov 17, 3:28am -
  • Catalonia crisis: deposed leader Puigdemont says he'll respect elections

    - 19 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 2:06pm -
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