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European Parliament: LIBE Committee to hold hearing on Fundamental Rights

The European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) will conduct a public hearing on “the situation of Fundamental Rights in the EU” 274 more words

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Digital Privacy Is "The New Frontier Of Human Rights"

The impact of mass, digitally-enabled state surveillance upon individuals’ privacy has been described as “the new frontier of human rights” by Member of the European Parliament, Claude Moraes, who was giving an annual lecture on behalf of the… 1,072 more words


European Parliament: Civil Liberties Committee discussing the controversial "Anti-Discrimination Directive"

On 5 November the European Parliament’s committee for Civil Liberties (LIBE) spent one hour discussing the “Anti-Discrimination Directive”, which the Italian presidency of the EU has declared to be one of its priorities, but which has been stuck in the Council for more than 6 years. 406 more words

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Claude Moraes MEP (UK, S&D): "The problem with MEPs from extreme parties is that it's all just talk, but no action"

MEP Claude Moraes (48) is considered to be one of the key figures of the British Labour party and the S&D in the European parliament. Moraes, who is of Indian origin and who has worked as a lawyer for several NGOs before going into politics, has been member of the plenary since 1999 and was recently elected as chair of parliament’s LIBE (Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs) committee. 1,858 more words


Uncertain future for EU as scepticism increases

Whilst I was on the Political Journalism trip to Brussels it came to my attention that early predictions for the next European Parliament elections showed that Eurosceptic parties were likely to do well. 947 more words


Claude Moraes MEP: EU laws can only do so much to tackle air pollution

As the UK’s summer arrives, the EU remains our only progressive ally in the fight for clean air and air quality in our cities, writes Claude Moraes MEP. 722 more words