28 February 2001
Cover story: Civil liberties/human rights: Death by a thousand cuts: EU DNA database to define "race" and "gender"? - EU-FBI: prohibition on the erasure of telecommunications data? - Plan for "global apartheid" - The "technologies of repression" - no freedom of information in the EU
Civil liberties/human rights: Death by a thousand cuts
UK: Cambridge Two lose appeal
EU: Police Academy on the way?
Portugal rejects Spanish-Italian treaty on extradition
Spain: Immigrants struggle for papers and rights
Germany: DNA tests to prove "bogus Lebanese" are Turkish
EU: Rapid reaction force "pledged"
Northern Ireland: Crown Servants and the denial of truth
UK: Tagging extended to children
UK: DG threatens to resign
Germany: Police attack asylum-seekers
Czech Republic/Denmark: Danish youth cleared
UK: "Irish Watch" withdrawn
UK: Routine armed police patrols
Germany: AAP investigation dropped
UK: Lawrence family accepts £320,000 from Met
Spain: Franco’s torturer receives award
UK: Annual "law `n’ order" Bill: Criminal Justice and Police Bill
EU-FBI: The battle shifts to undermine EU privacy: demands for all communications data to be permanently held
EU: Code of access to documents: "Trialogue" talks between the institutions collapse
EU: DNA: how long before we are all "profiled"? demand for data to be extracted on "race" and "gender"
Schengen Information System (SIS II): technical innovation pretext for more data and control
EU: "Crowd control technologies" an assessment
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