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25 October 2005
An EU approach dealing with labour migration continues to be the missing element for the establishment of a truly common immigration policy. Until present there has been an unacceptable official reluctance to the liberalisation and adjustment of immigration policies to reflect the realities that the Union is facing. In 2004 the European Commission presented a Green Paper on an EU approach to managing economic migration, which intends to pave the way for an Action Plan to be presented on this issue at the end of this year.
14 June 2005
According to Statewatch sources, the Danish branch of Greenpeace was charged last Wednesday 11th May 2005 under national criminal laws as amended in order to implement UN and EU laws on the financing of acts of terrorism. This may open a precedent for interpreting civil disobedience of activists as «terrorist act», qualifying Non-Governmental Organizations as terrorist under EC Regulation 2580/2001 on specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities with a view of combating terrorism.