"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
More violent unrest has broken out in Tunisia with disturbances spreading to the capital for the first time. In one suburb of Tunis, police fired
Tunisia’s government said on Tuesday that at least four more people have been killed in the country’s worst civil unrest for decades.
Tunisia’s government has closed all schools and universities for an indefinite period after weekend violence that left 14 people dead.
Reports from Tunisia say 10 more people have been killed in clashes between security forces and anti-government demonstrators.
The latest figures
As many as 14 people have been killed in clashes with police in Tunisia, marking the worst violence to hit the country in decades.
The full scale of social unrest in Tunisia is emerging with claims that at least 20 people have been killed by security forces this weekend
Free speech campaigners in Tunisia are using the internet to highlight the plight of several bloggers and one musician who have been arrested amid a
A young fruit-seller who set himself on fire and sparked a rare wave of violent anti-government demonstrations in Tunisia has died of his
A wave of international criticism has greeted the news that a Tunisian journalist has been jailed for six months for assaulting a woman. Press
After 22 years in power, Tunisia’s president has been re-elected for another term by a massive margin. Final results show Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali won
Tunisians have voted in an election almost certain to extend the rule of President Zine al’Abidine Ben Ali. The 73-year-old has run the North African
One of Africa’s longest-serving leaders is poised to extend his 22-year rule as Tunisia goes to the polls today.
There is little doubt the winner