News in Brief; April 2002

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April 2002

EU: Text agreed by the Council of the European Union on the Directive laying down minimum standards for the reception of applicants for asylum in Member States: Full-text

EU: Green Paper from the European Commission on "alternative dispute resolution in civil and commercial matters": Full-text

UK: Summary of Home Office "consultation" in the autumn of 2000 on the draft code of practice on the interception of communications under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA): Link

European Commission proposal for a Framework Decision on cybercrime, including cyber-terrorism: Full-text

EU General Affairs Council, 15 April 2002 (Luxembourg): Illegal immigration:Council conclusions: Report

Amnesty International report on people held in US custody in Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay: AI report (pdf)

UK: Police Reform Bill, full-text and Explanatory Notes: Link

UK: Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill: full-text (pdf) Explanatory Notes: Link

UK government report on "Privacy and data sharing" (11.4.02): Report (link) Annexes (link)

Latest issue of Bürgerrechte & Polizei/CILIP 70 (3/2001): Summary of articles in English

Report from the Chinese Republic on "Human rights record of the United States 2001: Link

US - CIA World Fact Book for 2001, criticised this year for being more partial than usual: Link

UK Home Office Circular (no 13 /2002, date of Issue: 26 March 2002, implementation 1.4.02) on deaths in police custody or following police contact: Circular (pdf)

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