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Ship Detection Service

Ship Detection Service

Egbert Schwarz; Holger Maass; Susanne Lehner; Stephan Brusch German Aerospace Centre (DLR) German Remote Sensing Data Centre; Institute of Remote Sensing Technology The European Maritime Security Service, MARISS is the first phase of a pan-European activity of ESA (European Space Agency) under GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security). The objective of MARISS is the […]

Hermes operations week all through the European Union, 11 – 17 October

Hermes operations week all through the European Union, 11 – 17 October

During the first phase of operation Hermes, statistical data on illegal immigration flows were gathered from the participating Member States, which revealed that it is quite problematic to gather and analyse data within our area of freedom of movement, as the Member States have no standardised method to collect and store this kind of information. […]

Police-state tactics against protesters in Britain

Police-state tactics against protesters in Britain

The repression of students, lecturers, school pupils and others protesting against the British Conservative-Liberal Democrat government is the worst seen in decades. Since the first protest of more than 50,000 students in London on November 10, ever larger squads of riot police have carried out increasingly violent assaults. Beatings and mass arrests of hundreds of […]

Militärspiele

Militärspiele

Verbindungen zwischen dem Militär und der Videospiele-Industrie Bewegte Bilder und Animationen zur Unterhaltung in den Dienst des Militärs zu stellen – so genanntes Militainment –, ist nicht neu. Als Geburtsstunde des Kriegsfilms gilt beispielsweise der 90-sekündige Propagandafilm TEARING DOWN THE SPANISH FLAG (USA) von 1898 – nur fünf Jahre nach der ersten Leinwandprojektion bewegter Bilder. […]

ANON OPS: A Press Release

ANON OPS: A Press Release

December 10, 2010 Who is Anonymous In their most recent public statement, WikiLeaks is the only group of people to identify Anonymous correctly. Anonymous is not a group, but rather an Internet gathering. Both Anonymous and the media that is covering it are aware of the percieved dissent between individuals in the gathering. This does […]

Finger weg von meiner DNA!

Finger weg von meiner DNA!

DNA-Sammelwut stoppen! – Die Menge an gespeicherten DNA-Profilen ist in den letzten Jahren explodiert. Die polizeilichen DNA-Datenbanken werden derzeit EU-weit vernetzt. Bisher ist kein Ende der DNA-Sammelwut in Sicht. Wir wollen das ändern! Durch die Sammelwut der Polizeibehörden werden immer weitere Teile der Bevölkerung in der DNA-Datenbank des Bundeskriminalamtes erfasst. Analyse und Speicherung von DNA-Profilen […]

Italy-Libya sign agreement to fight illegal immigration by sea

Italy and Libya have signed a technical and operational protocol to fight illegal migration by sea, according to the Italian media. The agreement was signed by Italian Home Affairs Minister Roberto Maroni and Libyan minister Abdelfattah Younis Farag Al Obeidi. The two ministers reiterated the need for the European Union to allocate greater funding and […]

UNODC and League of Arab States launch US $ 100 million five-year regional programme

Cairo/Vienna. 8 December 2010 (UNODC) – UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov and the Secretary General of the League of Arab States Mr. Amre Moussa today in Cairo officially launched a five-year Regional Programme on Drug Control, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Reform for the Arab States for the period 2011-2015. The programme will have three […]

Revised version of the European handbook on how to issue a European Arrest Warrant

Revised version of the European handbook on how to issue a European Arrest Warrant

Brussels, 7 December 2010 17195/10 from : Presidency to : Delegations Delegations will find in the Annex the text of the European handbook on how to issue a European Arrest Warrant revised accordingly to these Council Conclusions. The aim of this publication is to provide guidelines for the adoption of good practice in the light […]

Frontex RABIT Deployment to Greece Extended Until March 2011

Frontex Executive Director Ilkka Laitinen signed a decision on December 3 authorising an extension of the Agency’s deployment of Rapid Border Intervention Teams (RABITs) to the Greek-Turkish land border. The RABIT deployment, initiated by a request on October 24 by Greece, was provisionally planned for two months’ duration from its initiation on November 2, 2010. […]

CEPOL and Turkey Sign Cooperation Agreement

CEPOL and Turkey Sign Cooperation Agreement

European Police College and the Turkish National Police Institute today signed a cooperation agreement at the Turkish Delegation to the European Union (EU) in Brussels which underlines the importance of law enforcement training in the framework of the overall European approach to security and in the context of EU enlargement. The cooperation agreement was signed […]

Den EU-Imperialismus bekämpfen - für internationale Solidarität und Klassenkampf

Den EU-Imperialismus bekämpfen – für internationale Solidarität und Klassenkampf

Am 10. De­zember 2010 soll in Frei­burg der so­ge­nann­te deutsch-​fran­zö­si­sche Gip­fel statt­fin­den, nach 2001 zum zwei­ten Mal in un­se­rer Stadt. Neben den Staats­chefs Mer­kel und Sar­ko­zy reist eine ganze Schar Mi­nis­ter für die Ge­sprä­che im Rat­haus an. In etwa vier Stun­den wol­len die füh­ren­den Ver­tre­ter der BRD und Frank­reichs über die na­tio­na­len Be­zie­hun­gen der bei­den […]

Menschensuchmaschine des Polizeistaats

Menschensuchmaschine des Polizeistaats

Von Marian Krüger Auf EU-Ebene wird an einem vernetzten Überwachungssystem geforscht. Die Bundesregierung weiß von nichts Eine Datenbank soll künftig alle modernen Überwachungstechnologien vereinen. Die Forschung im Auftrag der Europäischen Union, an der eine deutsche Hochschule beteiligt ist, läuft unter strenger Geheimhaltung. Auch die Bundesregierung blockt. In fünf Jahren will die Europäische Union ein völlig […]

Migeurop: European borders - Controls, detention and deportations

Migeurop: European borders – Controls, detention and deportations

2009/2010 Report Abbiamo fermato l’invasione: “We have stopped the invasion”, a Northern League poster boasted in March 2010 before the regional elections in Italy. The press could rejoice about seeing “Lampedusa returned to the fishermen”, since the identification and expulsion centre on the island, which had seen over 30,000 “illegals” disembark in 2008, and still […]

GMES and Africa – making development sustainable

GMES and Africa – making development sustainable

Achieving sustained progress towards development goals in Africa involves careful analysis of environmental changes as well as of the long-term impact of human activities. The GMES programme provides the ideal framework to carry out this type of analysis in a systematic way. The Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES), an initiative of the European […]

3051st Council meeting Justice and Home Affairs

3051st Council meeting Justice and Home Affairs

Main results of the Council Home affairs ministers adopted negotiation directives for PNR agreements with Australia, Canada and the United States of America. This allows the Commission to start negotiating with these three countries. Further discussions on the fight against terrorism focused on: – the EU counter-terrorism coordinator’s latest report and discussion paper, – the […]

Online-Durchsuchungen durch den französischen Geheimdienst

Nach den merkwürdigen Einbrüchen bei Journalisten und Redaktionen vor einigen Wochen geht nun die Meldung durch die Medien, dass der französische Inlandsgeheimdienst (DCRI) Computer durchsucht, ohne auf ein entsprechendes Gesetz zu warten. Eigentlich sollte in dieser Woche die französische Nationalversammlung eine Reihe von Überwachungsmaßnahmen mit dem Gesetzespaket LOPPSI2, das bereits die erste Hürde durch den Senat […]

Supercomputer hunts child abusers

With the help of their 1.8 petaflop supercomputer, Jaguar, researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee are sifting through internet traffic in search of suspicions patterns that will lead police to the perpetrators of child pornography. In standard police work, checking a suspect’s hard drive will show whether they have been downloading illegal […]

EURO 2012 safety and security

EURO 2012 safety and security

Experts from the Standing Committee on Spectator Violence and Misbehaviour at Sports Events and in particular at Football Matches (T-RV) paid a two-day visit to Poland. They talked to Polish organizers of EURO 2012 about the safety and security of the tournament. The delegation also watched a friendly match between Poland and Ivory Coast in […]