Vol 8 (5): September-October 1998


Cover story: “Chronicle of Death Foretold” - cause and consequence in the death of Semira Adamu

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France: Ex-Interior minister “ignorant” of deportee's death

EU: Major changes in refugee policy

UK: White paper on immigration and asylum

Germany/Czech Republic: 7 dead and 21 injured at border

Netherlands: Asylum target of government

Switzerland: Activists targeted

EU-Schengen: Greenpeace campaigner refused entry to Schengen

EU: DNA database fuelled by advances in technology?

Spain: State terrorists sentenced

Basque country: ETA declares truce

UK: Legal support for Monsanto

UK: Stop and search on Merseyside

UK: PCA censor victims' families

UK: Medical reports condemn “chemical straightjacket”

UK: Ibrahima Sey denied justice

UK: Police attempt shooting cover-up

UK: Investigation into police shooting of unarmed man widens

Scotland: Deaths in prisons

UK: Stroke woman held in chains

UK: Group 4 to run STC

UK: Lawyer “victimised” by prison officers

Denmark: Solitary confinement

Italy/France: P2 “Venerable Master” rearrested

Spain: CESID in political surveillance

Denmark: PET “illegal” surveillance

Sweden/Finland: Cooperation against communists


EU: Europol prepares for “global” exchange of data

“If you believe in God, Iridium is God manifesting himself through us”

UK: Taylorgate: Police spend £4.6 million to defend civil action

Ceuta & Melilla: Pain in Spain

EU-Schengen: Schengen’s last year?

UK: Stephen Lawrence, Lakhvinder Reel and Michael Menson - isolated Met chief “not in denial” over institutional racism

EU: JHA Council, September 1998

EU: Schengen acquis incorporation “mess”, Ten year bans.., Interim Europol computer system

Italy: “Persecuted” Berlusconi guilty of corruption

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