Vol 10(5): September-October 2000


Europol given the power to initiate criminal investigations - EU Council of Ministers agree to ignore legal and constitutional niceties

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EU: Europol given the powers to initiate criminal investigations

EU: Justice and Home Affairs Council, 28.9.00

EU: Police cooperation to be enhanced and SIS developed?

Spain/Italy: Protocol on extradition

Denmark: Youths still detained after Prague IMF/WB demonstration

Ireland: Illegal Immigrants (Trafficking) Bill constitutional

Germany:Refugee coordinator prosecuted

Switzerland: Political arrest warrants

Belgium: Death in detention centre

UK: Fixed penalties for “disorderly behaviour”

Spain: New law on justifying terrorism

Italy: War criminal released

McAliskey investigation dropped

UK: Demand for independent inquiry

UK: Charges to follow inquest?

Germany: Towards a “police state”

Wales: Butetown 2 officers disciplined

UK: BNP split threatens litigation

Austria: Haider celebrates EU’s “humiliation”

UK: Tapping figures stay at record levels

Sweden: How an inquiry into the security services was undermined

Europe: CoE Convention under attack

EU: Council want more secrecy less openness & are taken to court over the “Solana Decision”

EU: Charter of Fundamental Rights: Comic strip mag or tragic mistake?

UK/EU: Law enforcement and DNA technology: the irresistable march?

UK: Terrorism Act 2000

UK: Re-interpreting stop and search statistics

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