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The Council of the European Union adopted on the 25 of June 2012 the long awaited and delayed “Strategic Framework and Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy”. The Framework sets out principles, objectives and priorities, all designed to improve the effectiveness and consistency of EU policy towards third countries as a whole in the… » read more

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Ales Bialiatski was arrested by Belarusian authorities in August 2011. Basing on the information obtained from Polish and Lithuanian authorities he was accussed of tax evasion and sentenced to 4,5 years of imprisonment. He is now serving his sentence in a penal colony, where according he the most recent news, he is being pressured by… » read more

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Homophobia in football

Do the provisions of the directive on equal treatment in employment apply when a shareholder of a football club makes a homophobic statement to the mass media? Romanian court made a reference for a preliminary ruling (Case C-81/12).

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