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“We are treated unbearably (..) there are insults and the atmosphere is agonising to the point that we are forced to change our clothes. A while ago I would go out on the streets at night, these days, such a thing is unthinkable.”
New cordons and metal detectors were installed to secure the safety of its guests. Police, both local Cannes cops and SWAT-style militarised officers, patrolled the Croisette bearing 9mm semi-automatic handguns and machine guns, all while wearing bulletproof vests.
“I call on Poland and Hungary who have not relocated a single person… to start doing so right now. (…) If no action is taken by them before our next report in June, the Commission will not hesitate to make use of its powers under the treaties and to open infringement procedures.”
Last Sunday, the Greek government presented the new budget proposal for 2017-2021. In it, they lowered the GDP growth target for the year to 1.8% from a previous estimate of 2.7%.
ICV’s Jordi Manils (32) stated to local media that: “the presence of ‘grid girls’ does not fit the 21st century, or to a society that is modern and equal for all (…) it objectifies women and turns their bodies into ornaments.”
Police station ‘Davidwache’, on the famous Hamburg Reeperbahn, will be guarded by a private security company due to the G20 summit this July. Its police officers have shown severe signs of stress and exhaustion and were unable to protect their own headquarters.
Now, Hultsfred received a message from the Swedish government that because of their refusal, they will be fined 1 million Swedish crowns (approximately €100.000) unless the municipality reversed its decision before September 1st, 2017.
This Wednesday, during the discussion of the Netherlands, a Turkish representative spoke of a deteriorating human rights situation” with “xenophobic and islamophobic trends.
The Bank of Greece, estimated that the effects would range from 0.4% to 0.8% of Greek gross domestic product (GDP), which is between €800 million to €1.6 billion.
On Saturday the 6th of May, 3,000 were rescued in more than 20 rescue operations by the coastguards, the national Navy, the European agency Frontex and several NGO’s. The Friday before that, the first 3,000 were saved.
This Friday, a local newspaper reported that a judge in Hasselt (Belgium) convicted two Afghan refugees to five and two years in prison for the rape and assault of a…