Tag Archives: EU

The poor pays principle in Bulgaria

On January 30 there were dangerously high levels of air pollution in the capital reported, three times higher than the norm. In its latest air quality report, the European Court of Auditors points out that Bulgaria is at the forefront of the EU in shortening life length as a result of the dirty air. As the main reason for the pollution the Court points the domestic heating with solid fuel. For the current 2014-2020 programming period, Bulgaria has not only reduced its investment in tackling this phenomenon, but none of the approved projects have been directly targeting it.

Can the EU Survive Its Own Censorship?

by Tom Luongo

The EU’s new, comprehensive new Copyright Directive passed the European Parliament ensuring the way we use the Internet will change in the future.

Call for action Health4all

On April 7th, “European Network against the Commercialization and Privatization of Health and Social Protection” and “People’s Health Movement Europe” call for the fourth edition of the European Day of Action against Health Commercialization.

Latvia: Thousands march glorifying Nazism

LATVIA: On March 16 thousands of Nazis and neo-Nazis march in remembrance of soldiers who fell in the service of the Nazi SS.

The annual march of the Remembrance Day of the Latvian Legionnaires — glorify soldiers from the 15th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS and the 19th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS (the 1st and 2nd Latvian, respectively).

Hungary | Neo-Nazis march in Europe

In February, European neo-Nazis increased their activity. During the week, they held two international marches in Eastern Europe.

February 9 in Budapest was marked with a march of Hungarian Nazis. There were delegations of Nazi organizations from other European countries. Several hundred people held an open rally with flags and various Nazi and neo-Nazi symbols. The police did not interfere with the action participants, because the event was formally devoted to the defenders of Budapest in 1945. Then the Hungarian fascists (the Salishists) and German troops defended the city against the Red Army.