The Statewatch Bulletin was launched in 1991 and at the beginning of 2013 became the Statewatch Journal - 2014 marked its 24th year of publication. With regret, in June of that year we had to take the decision to suspend publication due to a lack of resources. Articles intended for publication were included in an essay collection.
The Bulletin/Journal was published quarterly and included articles, reviews and research sources analysing policies and practices adopted by European national governments and EU institutions and their implications for civil liberties. Contributors included lawyers, academics, journalists, researchers and community activists drawn from countries across Europe.
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Cover story: An “Area of Freedom, Security & Justice” or “an obsession with Security”?
Cover story: "Brussels stitch-up" threatens right of access to EU documents
Cover story: The cycle of UK racism – stop & search, arrest and imprisonment
Cover story: EU: Surveillance extended to internet and satellite phones
Cover story: “Chronicle of Death Foretold” - cause and consequence in the death of Semira Adamu
Cover story: EU officials visit Turkey to set up camps
Cover story: Monitoring the ministers - EURODAC to fingerprint all ‘illegal migrants’; Dublin Convention unworkable; new ‘crimes’ of ‘association’
Cover story: Schengen and EU agree to extend Fortress Europe
Cover story: Sweden: The Leander case: challenge to European court decision
Cover story: New Convention to legitimise surveillance - group of “20” implementing EU-FBI plan
Cover story: “Voluntary” repatriation and the surveillance of EU-wide demonstrations
Cover story: Europol: “operative powers” and “organised crime” plan
Cover story: EU and FBI launch global surveillance system
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