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  • By: Timon Dias
  • “I went outside and saw someone kicking my partner’s head. I was trying to stop him and right at that moment, I got hit from the side,” Karsten recalls about the attack. “I kind of lost consciousness and when I got up again, I thought my partner was dead. He was all covered in blood and he didn’t move at all.”
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  • By: Vincent van den Born
  • During the ‘action days’, Europol promoted a coordinated approach to fighting terrorist propaganda online – which involved training of all law enforcement partners involved. Similar joint actions, involving Member States and Third Parties, will continue to be organised on a regular basis. This is something that is to be welcomed – but do invite a prosecutor or two next time.
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  • In the morning of 7 September, Baudet found out that a “mixture of vomit and faeces” had been stuffed through his mailbox and that his front door and porch were vandalised with paint. That same morning, the action was claimed by the self-proclaimed “Radical Anarchist Feminist Action Front”, whose logo was painted on Baudet’s front door.
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  • “They jumped on me and threw me on the floor. [They said]’if you scream, we’ll kill you.’ They repeated several times:’you are Jewish, you have money. We have to take from the rich to give to the poor.'”
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  • The Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy called the bill: “an intolerable act of disobedience. There won’t be a self-determination referendum. I will do whatever is needed, without relinquishing anything, to prevent it.”
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  • “One of the suspects fell and was arrested. The second one was also hit by a police car, and was also arrested after he fell. A search for the two remaining suspects was started, assisted by a police helicopter.”
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  • Joakim Magnus Lamotte is a Swedish journalist and columnist, who in recent years has primarily worked for the Göteborgsposten. He is also active online, publishing on his own blog until…
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  • By: Vincent van den Born
  • It is sobering to realise that these international bodies, which have such reputations and are seen as moral guides, have feet of clay. These practices, this corruption, should make clear that institutions like PACE should be scrutinised more by a critical press, not just quoted as authorities.
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  • “A Southern looking type, 25 to 35-years-old. Height between 170 and 175 cm, with a sturdy/powerful build. He has dark hair and a short, dark, unkept beard.”
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  • “Two deputies of the Italian secret service travelled to Sabratha in Lybia this spring to negotiate with human traffickers. They promosed large amounts of cash and support in exchange for stopping migrants.”
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  • Delipidated buildings, barricaded cell doors because the locks were broken, defective plumbing, birds nesting, a dozen cockroaches leaving a hole, more defective patrol vehicles than operational vehicles, cars with 500.000 km on the oddometer… Just see for yourself:
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