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Italian in absentia trial violates the right to a fair trial

The Italian rules governing the retrial of in absentia conviction do not meet European convention on Human rights' standard, because they do not grant the defendant the right to adduce new evidence and disputethe evidence gathered in his absence.

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European Prosecutor, a Trojan horse for fundamental rights protection?
Traditionally, the protection of Union's financial interests was within the exclusive competence of European Union Member States and the EU anti fraud office OLAF as well , Eurojust and Europol...

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Interpol: a weapon against Human Rights defenders?
Established 1956 in Vienna, the INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL POLICE ORGANIZATION - INTERPOL enables police in around 190 member countries to work together "to fight international crime": more in detail, its aim...

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Treatment of classified information before the ECJ
  In the post 9/11 context of global terrorism and global counter-terrorism, the question of secrecy, usually grounded in national security-related concerns, has become one of the most interesting legal issues....

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European Prison Rules COE Rec(2006)2
All persons deprived of their liberty shall be treated with respect for their human rights: prison conditions that infringe prisoners? human rights are not justified by lack of resources.