Віра Савченко оприлюднила не всю промову сестри – Новіков

Адвокат української льотчиці Надії Савченко Ілля Новіков вважає, що ситуація на процесі Савченко дуже тривожна й потрібно посилити тиск на владу РФ, тому що “є унікальна можливість вирішити все в її справі у ці 5 днів».

Via:: Ukrinform

Александр Минкин, Фальшивая полиция

By info@echo.msk.ru (Эхо Москвы)
Женщина, которая слонялась возле столичного метро с отрезанной головой ребёнка, дала нам возможность увидеть наши правоохранительные органы во всей их безобразной наготе…

Via:: Echo Moscow

Britain Announces $24 Million for Calais Migrant Issues

By webdesk@voanews.com (Lisa Bryant) British Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday announced fresh funding to help resettle migrants in the French port city of Calais, as French and British leaders held talks about Europe’s ongoing migrant crisis.

Prime Minister Cameron announced about $24 million in additional support for authorities in Calais, where migrants have clashed with demolition teams in a sprawling shantytown called The Jungle.

“The money will go toward efforts to move people from the camps in Calais to facilities elsewhere in France and we will fund joint work to return migrants not in need of protection to their home countries,” said Cameron.

Cameron spoke after talks in northern France with President Francois Hollande amid deepening European divisions over how to handle the thousand of migrants who continue to arrive in the port city. European Council President Donald Tusk advised economic migrants not to come. Meanwhile, Hollande will hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Paris Friday ahead of a key EU summit with Turkey next week to find some resolution.

In Calais, French authorities have been relocating Jungle residents — many against their will — to places where officials claim the conditions are more hygienic, more dignified and more amenable to having their cases treated.

Jungle residents are blocked from heading onward to Britain, although Cameron has said Britain will accept unaccompanied minors with family in his country. The situation in Calais has long been a source of tension between the two countries. Hollande’s economy minister added to those tensions by suggesting that Calais border controls could be dropped if Britain exited the EU.

President Hollande did not echo that warning, but did say financial and other consequences were inevitable if British voters backed an exit during a referendum in June.

Via:: Voice of America

German Court Rules Facebook May Block Pseudonyms

By webdesk@voanews.com (Reuters) Facebook may prevent its users from using fake names, a German court said on Thursday, overturning a previous order from the Hamburg data protection authority.

The ruling is a coup for the social network firm which has long argued its real-name policy ensures people know who they are sharing and connecting with and protects them from the abuse of the wide-open Internet.

The Hamburg data protection authority, which is responsible for policing Facebook in Germany, said last July that Facebook could not unilaterally change users’ chosen usernames to their real names, nor could it ask them for official identification.

A woman had complained to the Hamburg watchdog after Facebook blocked her account for using a pseudonym, requested a copy of some identification and unilaterally changed her username to her real name.

Forcing users to stick to their real names violated their privacy rights, the watchdog said.

The Hamburg Administrative Court ruled Facebook did not have to implement the order for the time being since its European headquarters are in Ireland it should therefore only have to

abide by Irish law.

A spokesman for Facebook said it could not immediately provide comment.

In an audit in December 2011, the Irish privacy watchdog concluded Facebook’s authentic name policy did not contravene Irish law and its reasons for the policy, such as child safety and the prevention of online harassment, were justified.

Privacy remains a sensitive issue in Germany due to extensive surveillance by Communist East Germany’s Stasi secret police and by the Nazi era Gestapo. Memories of espionage were stirred anew by Edward Snowden’s 2013 revelations of prying by the U.S. state.

Via:: Voice of America

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