"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
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is released from prison following a 25-day sentence for illegally organising public gatherings.
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Maduro raises minimum wage by 50% but critcs say country cannot afford it.
Thousands march for justice in Turkey
Helicopter used in attack on Venezuelan Supreme Court is found. Suspected pilot is still missing
Violence erupted as protesters shouted and climbed the bars of the base
Alexei Navalny was reportedly detained on his way to a protest he'd organised in the centre of the Russian capital.
Nasser Zefzafi will reportedly be charged with "threatening national security."
More protests are expected in Venezuela on Wednesday as the six-week wave of anger at President Maduro’s government continues.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is recovering after surgery at a Spanish clinic following an attack that left him mostly blind in one eye.
Eight Latin American nations have denounced what they call “excessive use of force” by Venezuelan authorities.
Amid speculation Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is gravely ill, authorities release a video claiming to show proof of life.
Turkey's high electoral board has rejected appeals to annul the referendum granting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers.
Turkey's main opposition parties have rejected the result and called for the vote to be annulled.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has opened his presidential election campaign office in Chelyabinsk.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has called on his supporters to hold protest rallies across the country on June 12. Navalny, who wants to run for president in 2018, was freed earlier this wee
The Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released from jail after serving a two-week sentence for organising anti-corruption protests.
Security forces cracked down on the latest anti-government protests in Venezuela on Saturday, with violent clashes in Caracas.
Clashes erupt in Caracas as thousands march in support of key Venezuelan opposition leader, Henrique Capriles.
Serbia sees a sixth day of anti-corruption protests following the presidential election win of Aleksander Vucic.