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Canada hands over Command of CTF 150 to France

Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) The French Navy has taken command of Combined Maritime Forces counter-terrorism operations in the Middle East and Indian Ocean regions after conducting a handover ceremony with Canadian Navy personnel. Vice Admiral John Miller Commander Maritime Forces … Continue reading

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THE CONGO: A NEW PIRACY TARGET?

Originally posted on Guardian Global Resources-West Africa:
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has never been envisioned as a maritime nation, nor has it been described as especially ‘fraught’ with pirate attack groups. Indeed, the DRC is virtually landlocked.…

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There is a “right to be forgotten” by internet search engines – European Court of Justice

UK Human Rights Blog Case C-131/12 Google Spain SL, Google Inc. v. Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD) and Mario Costeja González – read judgment The CJEU has declined to follow Opinion of AG Jääskinen in this case involving a … Continue reading

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“A gilded cage is still a cage” – Supreme Court on deprivation of liberty for the mentally incapacitated

UK Human Rights Blog Surrey County Council v P and Others, Equality and Human Rights Commission and others intervening [2014] UKSC 19   (March 19, 2014) – read judgment Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC, Henry Witcomb and Duncan Fairgrieve of 1 Crown Office Row represented … Continue reading

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Nedap looks ahead during the 2014 ASIS European Security Conference

Originally posted on TheSecurityLion:
Although the 13th Edition of the ASIS European Security Conference at The Hague is still in full swing, Nedap is already looking back on a successful event. As Gold Sponsor, the company was closely involved in…

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No duty to investigate in respect of civilian deaths in Malaya in 1948

UK Human Rights Blog Keyu and Others v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Office and another  [2014] EWCA Civ 312, 19 March 2014 – read judgment After an interesting analysis of the time limits for claims under Convention … Continue reading

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CA says Prince Charles’ advocacy letters should be produced

UK Human Rights Blog R (o.t.a Rob Evans) v. Attorney-General,  Information Commissioner Interested Party, 12 March 2014 – read judgment The Court of Appeal (reversing a strong court including the former Lord Chief Justice – see my previous post) has … Continue reading

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Mormon Tax, Posthumous Procreation and Stephen Lawrence Spying – the Human Rights Roundup

UK Human Rights Blog Welcome back to the UK Human Rights Roundup, your regular spring harvest of human rights news and views.  The full list of links can be found here .  You can find previous roundups here .  Links … Continue reading

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Evidence to Parliament on Criminal Justice and Courts Bill

UK Human Rights Blog I will be giving evidence tomorrow at around 3pm to the Public Bill Committee scrutinising the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill. I will be giving evidence along with Nicola Mackintosh, Nick Armstrong and Michael Fordham QC, … Continue reading

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Police have “Osman” duty to investigate in date rape cases

UK Human Rights Blog DSD and NVB v The Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis [2014] EWHC 436 (QB) – read judgment The police have a duty to conduct investigations into particularly severe violent acts perpetrated by private parties in a … Continue reading

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