Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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The European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs adopted an own-initiative Report yesterday condemning the EU-...

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Member States are not doing enough to protect victims of terrorism and other serious crimes, including domestic abuse, despite existing EU law having...

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Travel

The European Union cannot, on the one hand, pledge to fight corruption, abuse and money laundering, and on the other hand, allow schemes such as the...

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The EU-US Privacy Shield offers legal certainty in free trade and the protection of data; jeopardising it now would be a step back for European...

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The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs is responsible for the protection within the territory of the Union of citizens' rights, human rights and fundamental rights, including the protection of minorities, as laid down in the Treaties and in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. It handles issues of protection of personal data. It deals with migration and asylum rules, the integrated management of common borders as well as police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters.

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State of the Union – Energy Efficiency – Victims of Crime
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13.09.2012 - 14:15

State of the Union – Energy Efficiency – Victims of Crime

A round-up from the European Parliament in Strasbourg, including European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso's annual State of the Union address; new measures to save energy; and...
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Press Release
12.09.2012 - 12:00

Missing persons in Cyprus: identification must move faster

The European Parliament Rapporteur on missing persons in Cyprus, Simon Busuttil MEP, has urged all concerned to speed up the process of identifying persons who are still missing in Cyprus following...
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Press Release
11.09.2012 - 10:30

Victims Rights: Big step towards same rights and protection

"The European Parliament is ready to take a big step to harmonise the rights and protection of victims of crimes eleven years to the day after the September 11 terrorist attacks on the USA...
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10.09.2012 - 09:00

Victims of Crime

The European Parliament will give the green light this week to the Directive on minimum standards for the rights, support and protection of victims of crime for giving them equal treatment across the...
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Press Release
01.08.2012 - 09:45

Lívia Járóka MEP initiates recognition of Remembrance Day

Tomorrow, homage to the victims of the Roma Holocaust will be paid around the world. To mark the occasion, MEP Lívia Járóka has initiated a written declaration in the European...
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Press Release
13.07.2012 - 16:00

EU Citizenship Report '13: have your say, your voice counts!

Ahead of the European Year for Citizens (2013), the European Commision is running a public consultation exercise, asking us about our obstacles in exercising our rights as EU citizens, be it when...

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