"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
""As politicians... our values are much more connected to the ethics of responsibility than to free opinions and feeling""Piotr Glinski
Polish Deputy PM and Minister of Culture
At least three people have died and hundreds have been arrested in a second day of protests in Gabon following the announcement of President Ali Bongo’s re-election, amid accusations that the vote was
Riots have erupted in Gabon’s capital Libreville, as anger boils over the country’s disputed presidential election.
Over a thousand people have been arrested during two days of post-election violence in Gabon after the announcement of the results for the 2016 presidential election.
Incumbent president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been declared winner of Gabon's presidential election after polling 49.80% of the votes while his main opponent, Jean Ping polled 48.23 %.
A spokesman for Gabon's main opposition leader, Jean Ping, has said the Gabonese people will not accept figures from the electoral commission suggesting that incumbent Ali Bongo was on course for a se
Gabon remains on edge ahead of official presidential election results in which both sides have declared victory and traded accusations of cheating.
Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was named African Footballer of the Year ending Yaya Touré‘s four year stranglehold on the accolade. The
Africa is surging ahead with positive economic growth and macro-economic development across the continent. New funds flowing in, innovative financing
The New York Forum Africa will be held from June 8-10 in Libreville, the capital of Gabon. Hundreds of industry figures, entrepreneurs and political