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The Agreement between the European Community and Pakistan on readmission raises significant questions concerning the respect of human rights – Press release, 26 April 2010

The AEDH challenges the manner in which a readmission agreement between the European Union and Pakistan would be implemented. The Agreement concerns Pakistani nationals and individuals who have transited through Pakistan, particularly Afghan nationals, who would be irregular on the territory of the European Union.

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The Agreement between the European Community and Pakistan on readmission raises significant questions concerning the respect of human rights – Press release, 26 April 2010

The AEDH challenges the manner in which a readmission agreement between the European Union and Pakistan would be implemented. The Agreement concerns Pakistani nationals and individuals who have transited through Pakistan, particularly Afghan nationals, who would be irregular on the territory of the European Union.

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ANALYSIS: The Agreement between the European Community and Pakistan on readmission raises significant questions concerning the respect of human rights – 26 April 2010

AEDH can only challenge the manner in which a readmission agreement between the EU and Pakistan would be implemented. The agreement concerns Pakistani nationals and individuals who have transited through Pakistan, particularly Afghan nationals, who would be irregularly staying on the territory of the European Union.

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APDHA (Andalucia): Petition – European citizenship and voting rights for all residents

AEDH is pleased to inform you about the latest campaign appeal launched by APDHA (Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos de Andalucía). The APDHA plans to petition the Spanish Presidency to support voting rights for all residents, not only citizens, within the EU and to urge the Spanish Prime Minister Zapatero to present this initiative to the European Council, helping to ensure a more democratic and inclusive Europe.

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22 April 2010 – Publication of an official draft consolidated text of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)

After continual pressure from European Parliament and civil society, the European Commission and its international negotiating partners have made available an official draft consolidated text of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). However, compared to the text leaked in March, only references to specific partners’ positions were removed from the document.

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Personal data: a comic book to raise awareness among European young adults – Press release, 7 April 2010

Personal data: a comic book to raise awareness among European young adults – Press release, 7 April 2010

Information and communication technologies (telephone, Internet, emails, blogs and social networks) make daily life and relationships with our relatives, friends or even strangers easier. Young people and young adults make a particularly intense use of them. However, unless we are careful, they can lead us to hand over excessive amounts of our personal data, facilitating surveillance of our private lives. Protection of personal data is crucial for the respect for privacy. The European Union has established a legislative and regulatory framework which aims at ensuring the protection of citizens’ personal data as one of their fundamental rights. What is the reality in practice and how can we protect ourselves on a daily basis?

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