The electoral results have plunged part of this country, especially its Christian community, into uncertainty.
European Court of Justice
When the public expression of religion entails serious risk to life, integrity or freedom of a person, the victim is entitled to obtain asylum in the EU, the ECJ Advocate General proposes.
The registration of the Initiative opens up the expectation that the Commission will propose concrete legislation in this field.
On Wednesday 9 May, the EPP and ECR political Groups of the European Parliament co-organised together with COMECE a half-day Seminar on Christians in the Middle East and North Africa.
Today, the share of women in leading positions, particularly in large companies, is low.
The European Parliament has discussed human rights in contexts where governments are tempted to set them aside – in the struggle against terrorism.
The objective of improving the standards in this regard is genuine but the general impression is that data protection laws need a lighter framework or ‘they will not fly’.
Fundamental rights and freedoms are at the core of the actions of the European Union. After five years of at times controversial operations, the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) is soon to have a new framework for its initiatives.
On 1 April the big day will finally be here! That is the date on which the Regulation on the European Citizens’ Initiative will enter into force.
The role of the EU in the field of justice, rights and citizenship has increased with the Treaty of Lisbon. This aspect is meant to be reflected in the revision of EU funding in these areas.
EU External Action Service
For Nigerian Christians, last Christmas and the days that followed have been a nightmare. Christian communities have become the sole target of Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamists group.