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> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 09 July 2011
> Hackers publish information from German police server
> The Hacker-group NN-Crew claims to have accessed a server of the German federal police (Bundespolizei) and set the information online. The charts show which cars have been tracked traveling through Europe.
> July 2011
> German article
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 09 July 2011
> Former squat in Berlin spied on
> Inhabitants of a large left wing housing project in Berlin found out they were being surveyed from a neighboring school-building. The police now claim to have taken the surveillance equipment down.
> July 2011
> Feature on IndymediaArticle in newspaper Taz
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 09 July 2011
> Turkish man killed in Dutch police station
> According to Turkish news the man died "under severe torture". Dutch police declared the man was aggressive and refuses further comment pointing at 'ongoing investigation'.
> 03 July 2011
> English article in Turkish News Links and discussion on Dutch weblog sargassoBlog Joop.nl
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 09 July 2011
> Police provocateurs registered on video
> During a demonstration on June 22, persons who were suspected of belonging to the police, themselves attacked the police. They were caught doing this and one of them lost his identification-papers. the case is extensively documented by mainstream newspapers, linked in this feature.
> 1 July 2011
> Indymedia Germany 01 July 2011
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 09 July 2011
> Health Care abused to control migration in Europe
> By restricting access to health care for undocumented inhabitants (and their families!) European countries try to get rid of illegalised immigrants.
> 25 June 2011
> Comparative research in 16 European countries (pdf) Article on Doorbraak-website (Dutch)Huma Network
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 09 July 2011
> Huge scandal in Dresden as police stores mobile phone data
> German police has been found to record and store data of at least 65.645 persons in Dresden. This information was used to research people who were involved in organising actions during and against a huge gathering of fascists in February
> June 2011
> Campaign against 'Datenskandal'Taz (German) report
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 09 July 2011
> Police violence and mass arrest at evictions in Amsterdam
> One of the squatted buildings that Amsterdam police evicted on Tuesday July 5 in Amsterdam was the 'cultural freeplace' Schijnheilig. Demonstrators decided to not try to 'defend' the building against the police, but instead opened the doors and organised a concert on the street in front of the building. This concert and the people present were attacked by police, who beat people up severely and arrested almost 150 persons. Those of the arrested refusing to tell their name are still in prison and have been put in 'foreigner detention' (which can be for almost unlimited time)
> 05 July 2011
> Eye witness account in EnglishDutch updates
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 06 July 2011
> study on conditions faced by irregular migrants employed as domestic workers
> EU Fundamental Rights Agency presents new study on conditions faced by irregular migrants employed as domestic workers. Today the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is presenting its report on the fundamental rights of irregular migrants who are employed as domestic workers in the EU. Most irregular migrants in domestic work are women. The report shows that their irregular immigration status, coupled with challenges in regulating domestic work more generally, makes this group very vulnerable to exploitation, including cases of physical abuse. Typical forms of exploitation include low pay, often having to work excessive working hours, and usually not being able to obtain compensation for work-related accidents.
> 05/07/2011
> Announcement FRAFull report here
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 19 June 2011
> Copenhagen Climate activists condemned to jail
> Two spokespersons for Climate Justice Action, active around the Copenhagen Climate Summit in December 2009, have been sentenced to two month in jail (plus two months probation, and to pay the costs of court). Costs of court can amount to 30.000 Euro
> June 2011
> Article (Danish)Dutch/English
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 19 June 2011
> EU: European Parliament: Body Scanners: MEPs back body scanners but want strict safeguards
> "MEPs on the Transport Committee agreed Tuesday that the use of body scanners in EU airports would enhance security but said it should be voluntary. They approved a report by Spanish Christian Democrat Luis de Grandes Pascual that backs the use of body scanners so long as they don't interfere with passenger privacy or pose health risks. The report should be voted in the plenary on 23 June."
> June 2011
> Press Release (pdf)Draft Report (pdf)comment/call (German)
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 19 June 2011
> EU privacy watchdog: Data Retention Directive unlawful
> The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) adopted an Opinion on the European Commission’s Evaluation Report on the Data Retention Directive. The EDPS demonstrates that the Directive violates the privacy of all EU citizens and that the evaluation report itself is flawed. This is good news for your privacy.
> June 2011
> Bitd of FreedomOpinion (pdf)
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 19 June 2011
> All-seeing, all-knowing: the proposal for a National Crime Agency in the UK
> The UK government has announced plans to establish a National Crime Agency, intended to a provide a "multi-agency national response" to a number of issues - organised crime, border security, economic crime, and the exploitation of children. Widely reported in the press as an "FBI-style" agency, the NCA is deemed necessary for a number of reasons. The primary motivation seem to be that "cutting crime is the sole objective that the government has set for the police", but the current response to organised crime is "patchy and fragmented".
> June 2011
> Statewatch news
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 19 May 2011
> (NL) Police break telecom privacy rules
> The police regularly break the rules when asking for information about suspects' telephone calls, the national privacy watchdog CBP said in a new report published on Thursday.
> April 2011
> NewsarticleReport CBP (Dutch, PDF)
> CBP
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 19 May 2011
> European Commission: Top 10 misleading statements on data retention
> The European Commission adopted its evaluation report on the Data Retention Directive this week. The Commission lived down to our expectations, with the report itself and the Commissioner’s press conference producing an imaginative selection of misleading statements. The following are ten of the most egregious examples:
> April 17 2011
> On website Bits of Freedom Shadow report EDRi (pdf)
> Bits of freedom
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 09 May 2011
> Are you a 'domestic extremist'?
> How to ask if you are on police databases Rob Evans and Paul Lewis explain how the Data Protection Act can open up police files. Plus a step-by-step guide to making your own request
> April 11
> Article on Website Guardian
> The Guardian
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 01 May 2011
> “Committing a protest”: The Charing Cross arrests
> The following is an anonymous personal account of the arrests of ten activists yesterday morning in London.
> 30 April 2011
> Backgroundaccount of arrest
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 01 May 2011
> Political policing in Britain ahead of the Big Day
> If anyone was in any doubt that we have a highly politicized, out-of-control police force in this country with scant regard for basic rights, the build up to the royal wedding will have provided a much-needed corrective. When it comes to our divinely ordained rulers, even the most minimal pretence at neutrality and respect for due process has been dropped and the attitudes and motivations of law enforcement laid bare.
> 28 April 2011
> Article on opendemocracy.net
> Guy Aitchison
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 19 April 2011
> New detention phone system to keep detainees under control
> A new phone system run by a private company will replace personal mobile phones in immigration detention centres, Corporate Watch can reveal. The trial at Tinsley House detention centre, near Gatwick airport, is run by Global Comms & Consulting Ltd (GCC), which specialises in secure telecommunications services to major government agencies and multinational companies. As a result, detainees will not be able to call free numbers and will pay significantly higher rates to call their family and solicitors. All calls will also be recorded, monitored and disrupted when necessary by the immigration authorities and/or the immigration prison’s management.
> April 2011
> Corporate Watch Article
> Corpwatch
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 19 April 2011
> (Nl) digiMe
> Journalist Mariette Hummel is looking for funders/donors to write a book about the digital traces people leave behind on internet, revealing details about their private lives.
> April 2011
> (Dutch) description
> Mariette Hummel
 
> ECLN notice - publications/research - added 19 April 2011
> Calais Video Breaking Headlines across France
> After initially breaking on Rue89 the French media Channel TF1 has just released a video composed of several clips from the work of CMS (Calais Migrants Solidarity ). The police are shown pepper-spraying, being violent, abusive and unprofessional. This video combines several already high profile clips including the police playing loud music whilst raiding Africa House at night and the PAF punching an activist holding a video camera. A CMS activist talks to a radio interviewer about working on the ground in Calais and the use of video cameras in escalating violence towards migrants. A police spokesperson also attempts to claim that the police are highly professional whilst a clip of them playing football during a squat raid runs in the background.
> April 2011
> VideoAnnouncement CMS
> CMS
 
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