This blog entry sheds some light on Council’s conclusions of 18 June 2019 in which any decision of opening accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia was postponed to October 2019. How to read this decision and what could its implications?
As the Council starts to discuss the rule of law in Poland, the EU enters a new stage as a guardian of human rights in its member states. Some observers have claimed that the Commission acted too late and did too little, but this criticism is undeserved.
After the 2015 terrorist attacks the French government initiated numerous legislative projects, most notably the state of emergency. What impact have these legal changes had on French citizens? How do they relate to human rights and the rule of law?
There are disparities in the post-conviction stages of international war criminals. This is a surprisingly understudied issue but can jeopardize the preservation of the Rule of Law and justice itself.