"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
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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
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Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
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Key ally of Chancellor Merkel urges SPD to change mind to ensure stable government after collapse of coalition talks
Germany is potentially facing months of tough coalition talks.
What did we learn from the country's election on Sunday?
Germen SPD supporters look to the future and vow to rebuild while in opposition
"A bitter and difficult day" - Martin Schulz after SPD's worst result since 1940s
Germany’s candidates campaign for one final time, as polls suggest a third of the electorate is still undecided over who to vote for in Sunday's general election.
Martin Schulz reaches out to undecided voters in massive Berlin rally
These young people are campaigning outside a shopping mall in the Neukölln district of Berlin.
When Martin Schulz was nominated by Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) in March to run against conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel, everything looked possible.
The Leader of the Social Democratic Party is looking to make up ground on Chancellor Angela Merkel, who sits ten points ahead in the polls going into Sunday's federal election.
It has so far been a quiet run-up to the upcoming federal vote for the chancellor.
German election candidate Martin Schulz has said the European Union (EU) must not fear Turkey as the politician stepped up his war of words with
Some felt stabbed in the back when Social Democrat Martin Schulz said that if he became Germany's next chancellor, he would "fight" to halt Turkey's formal EU accession talks, which started in 2005.
Germany and Turkey have been at odds over Ankara’s crackdown on dissent since last year's failed coup.
Merkel and Schulz clash over migrant crisis in election TV debate
Germany's SPD leader takes hard line on President Erdogan of Turkey.
The voter survey indicates that nearly half of Germans are still undecided ahead of the September 24 election
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Saturday that Budapest would defend Poland as the European Union threatens Warsaw with sanctions
Sunday's triumph in North Rhine-Westphalia marked the third regional victory this year for Merkel's Christian Democrats, a strong sign that she has regained her popularity.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won a decisive victory over their Social Democrat (SPD) rivals in a vote in Schleswig-Holstein on Sunday.