Tag: EU

Ratko Mladić sentenced to life imprisonment

Ratko Mladić sentenced to life imprisonment

The International Criminal Tribunal has sentenced the former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladić to life imprisonment for the crimes committed during the bloody conflict in former Yugoslavia in 1990s. Mladić was found guilty of ten out of eleven counts of indictments including the genocide of Srebrenica occurred on 11 July 1995 where 8372 men and teenagers were massacred. This sentence

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Lord Taverne: referendums vs parliamentary democracy?

Lord Taverne: referendums vs parliamentary democracy?

London, 13 June 2017 Matteo Angioli: On 13th May 2017 you made a speech on the floor of the House of Lords on Brexit in which you said that we need to be careful on the way we go about referendums because of the view that the will of the people is sacrosanct. The referendum should not compromise, or even replace, parliamentary

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Brexit and Right to Know

Brexit and Right to Know

Brexit, the vote in Great Britain and the right to know* The national elections in the UK are already upon us. These elections will be central to handling the issue of Brexit: will the next government take an even harder negotiating posture with Brussels, or will it show flexibility to get the most out of Brussels? The stakes are high:

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Populism, Islam and the Rule of Law

Populism, Islam and the Rule of Law

On Monday 10 April, GCRL President Giulio Terzi intervened in a conference organized at the Turkish Embassy in Rome on the issues of populism, Islam and the Rule of Law. President Terzi stressed the fundamental role of the universality of human rights and the rule of law globally. He also dwelled upon the very delicate historical moment that Turkey is

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