EU bulletin 14th January 2016 MEPs condemn harassment of British lawyer who expose labour abuse in Thailand

January 14, 2016 2:38 PM

The blow dealt to Hungary's surveillance practices this week by the European Court of Human (ECHR) Rights could usher in a wave of similar rulings from around the EU, according to EurActiv:

http://www.euractiv.com/sections/digital/eu-courts-blow-hungary-could-draw-similar-privacy-complaints-320947


MEPs have condemned as 'harassment' the treatment of a British lawyer in Thailand who exposed labour abuses in the country's lucrative fruit tinning industry, reports EurActiv:

http://www.euractiv.com/sections/global-europe/meps-condemn-thai-harassment-eu-rights-activist-320933


The UK's House of Lords has been warned that Britain will be made an example of by the European Union, if it votes to quit the bloc in the upcoming referendum, according to EurActiv:

http://www.euractiv.com/sections/uk-europe/house-lords-warned-eu-will-punish-uk-if-it-votes-brexit-320944


The Digital Single Market Strategy, launched in May 2015 and one of the main priorities of the Juncker Commission, can bring Europe jobs and growth and be of benefit to all Europeans, the European Movement International believes. See its Policy Position here:

http://europeanmovement.eu/news/jobs-and-growth-through-the-digital-economic-model-2/

Serbia's deputy prime minister denounced her Russian counterpart Wednesday for suggesting Serbia should be careful about its EU membership bid, with Dmitry Rogozin saying "you will have another Cologne here". Zorana Mihajlovic retorted: "I think he should take care of his own country and we will take care of ours", reports EUobserver:

https://euobserver.com/tickers/131829