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  • Blaming the victims: threats to the Roma in France

    Blaming the victims: threats to the Roma in France0

    Reports on child abductions spreading on social media lead to the attack of Roma communities in France in March 2019. Following these, the reports and rumours proved to be unfounded and the police and city authorities in Paris warned against sharing false information and inciting to violence.

  • The EU-US trade negotiation is the ultimate test for EU climate goals

    The EU-US trade negotiation is the ultimate test for EU climate goals0

    On Monday, 15 April the Council decided to adopt the negotiating directives for trade talks with the United States on a Free Trade Agreement. Now concerns are raised regarding the US administrations departure from its commitments to combat climate change envisaged in the Paris Agreement. On the other hand, supporters of the FTA argue that due to the current state of international trade it would be important to reach such an agreement to avoid further escalation. However, when it comes to trade the EU has failed to observe its climate commitments as part of negotiating schedules, questioning its willingness to be in the forefront of the fight against climate change.


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