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EU court dismisses complaints by Hungary and Slovakia over refugee quotas

The European Union’s top court has dismissed complaints by Slovakia and Hungary about EU migration policy, dealing a blow to the Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orbán, and his allies in central Europe over the bitterly contested policy of refugee quotas. Via: Jennifer Rankin In an important victory for the EU, judges threw out a challenge against its mandatory relocation scheme, which aims to ...

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Top EU Court Rules Against Mass Surveillance In Britain

THE EUROPEAN UNION’S TOP court has severely undermined the British government’s mass surveillance powers in a new ruling that could rein in police and spy agency investigations. In a judgment handed down in Luxembourg on Wednesday, the European Court of Justice declared that the “general and indiscriminate retention” of data about people’s communications and locations was inconsistent with privacy rights. The ...

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