An article in EUobserver covering our succesful complaints to the European Ombudsman about Frontex's and Europol's failure to maintain public registers of documents.
An article in Biometric Update covers Statewatch's critical report of the Common Identity Repository (CIR) project, which will collect biometric information on both European citizens and non-Europeans who need a short-term visa, and on third-country nationals exempted from the visa requirements.
An article in ITPro refers to a Council document released to the public by Statewatch, which reveals the long-standing nature of the EU's sought "balance" between robust security and ease of access for law enforcement.
An article in Euractiv refers to a Council document obtained and released to the public by Statewatch on the need to create ‘legal solutions’ that would facilitate the police in their ongoing investigations of encrypted communications networks.
An article in The Guardian on the EU's border push-backs of migrants conducted by Greece includes a reference to Statewatch's 2020 report Deportation Union.
An article in The Guardian refers to an internal EU memo that was released to the public by Statewatch concerning the operation to come into force as the mission to save migrants and refugees is scaled down.
The front-page article of Le Monde's printed edition was based on a Statewatch analysis. The article discusses restricted documents from Europol and the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator on the ways that 5G technology will negatively affect the wiretapping abilites of law enforcement agencies.
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