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Give Snowden Asylum in Europe, Say MEPs

The European Parliament has voted to call on EU member states to “drop any criminal charges against Edward Snowden, grant him protection and consequently prevent extradition or rendition by third parties, in recognition of his status as whistle-blower and international human rights defender”. The decision is part of a resolution passed today on the follow-up to […]

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ACTA Rejected By EU Parliament

The EU Parliament voted earlier today against the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). The final vote was crystal clear with 478 MEPs opposed against a mere 39 in favour with 165 abstentions. Ireland signed ACTA several months ago, so where does that leave us if it’s not supported at the EU level? Related articles EU […]

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