Vol 15(5): September-October 2005


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More openness or just a drop in the ocean? The need for Freedom of Information in the EU

Germany: Attempt to ban pro-Kurdish newspaper fails

UK: ID card benefits “exaggerated”

UK/Cuba: Amnesty calls for UK action on Guantanamo hunger strike

Netherlands: Eleven die in fire at “unsafe” detention centre

UK: Asylum seeker found hanged at Yarl’s Wood

UK: RAF officer refuses to serve in unlawful war

Spain: Concern over proceedings in Basque youth association trial

Spain: Access to information: Galicia

UK/Iraq: Families fight to force independent war inquiry

Spain: Military jet crashes into house, killing three

Italy: Worrying trends in Interior Ministry report on security

UK: New generation of shock weapons

Austria: Death of Seibane Wague

UK: Controlling prison numbers?

UK: A duty of care

UK: Inquest into the death of Arif Hussain


The European Civil Liberties Network

Why terror and terrorism are the greatest test of modern journalism by Aidan White

Checking and balancing polity-building in the EU by Deirdre Curtin

The “War on terror” - Lessons from Northern Ireland by Paddy Hillyard

“The rules of the game”? by A. Sivanandan

Lex Vigilatoria - Towards a control system without a state? by Thomas Mathiesen

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