"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
Edward Snowden will not get a presidential pardon. The White House has responded to a petition set up in June 2013 using the 'We the people' site
The following extracts of NSA intercepts of French leadership and presidents have been leaked by whistleblowing organisation Wikileaks
The US Senate has passed the USA Freedom Act putting an end to the mass collection of Americans' telephone records by the National Security Agency.
The US National Security Agency (NSA) has temporary lost its authority to collect bulk phone records. The surveillance programme made public by
The US Senate has failed to reach a deal over extending anti-terrorist laws that let its security services collect phone data. It means the law known
Taking a stand in Berlin’s Alexanderplatz are whistleblowers Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. The life-size bronze statues were
A controversial bronze statute of intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was secretly erected over night in a New York city park. Artists put a statue of
'Citizenfour' chronicles Edward Snowden's exchanges with journalists in a Hong Kong hotel room as he reveals the scale of the US government's spying programme at home and abroad.
Edward Snowden has made a public appeal for Switzerland to grant him asylum. The fugitive former US spy agency contractor told an audience in Geneva
The International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) is one of the most important events dedicated to cinema and human rights worldwide
A few days before New Zealand’s general elections, Kim Dotcom has turned a rally of the Internet Party into a star-studded panel against Internet
July 31, 2014 marks one year since NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was granted political asylum in Russia.
The former National Security Agency
Intelligence agencies have screened trillions of citizens’ private communications over the vaguest of threats, Edward Snowden has claimed.
Duane Jackson is a street vendor in New York City’s Times Square. He is also an American hero.
Four years ago, this Vietnam war veteran, along with
Thomas Drake, whistleblower and former NSA employee, continues interview in which he explains how Snowden revelations of US spying on Europe is
In the wake of the Snowden revelations, digital rights organisations, such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation, individuals and companies such as
US and UK spy agencies have been developing methods of scooping up user data from smartphone apps such as Angry Birds, it has emerged.
Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden told German TV on Sunday about reports that U.S. government officials want to
In an online question-and-answer session on Thursday evening, NSA contractor turned whistle-blower in exile Edward Snowden answered 13 questions from
The US National Security Agency has embedded spying software in 100,000 computers around the world to carry out surveillance on friend and foe alike