Case Law: TLU v Home Office, Misuse of Private Information and Data Protection Appeals dismissed, Durant further explained – Lorna Skinner

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In a decision handed down on 15 June 2018 (TLU and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 2217) the Court of Appeal dismissed the Home Office’s appeal against findings of liability for misuse of private information and for breach of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the 1998 Act”).

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Austria’s Kurz plans to meet Merkel, other leaders on migration

Peace and Freedom

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is likely to meet his German counterpart Angela Merkel and other European leaders this week to discuss migration, he said on Wednesday.

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Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Soeder address the media before a joint cabinet meeting in Linz, Austria, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

“There will probably be a meeting this week between Angela Merkel, me and other heads of state and government on the issue of migration policy,” Kurz told reporters ahead of a joint cabinet meeting with ministers from the German state of Bavaria.

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Reporting by Francois Murphy; Editing by Catherine Evans

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Italy’s Salvini sparks outcry over Roma census plans

Peace and Freedom

Italy’s far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Tuesday defended his plans to count the Roma community living in the country and deport those without legal status, despite outrage at home and abroad.

“I’m not giving up and I’m pushing ahead! The Italians and their safety first,” Salvini tweeted, after opposition MPs slammed the idea of a census as “racist” and “fascist.”

Salvini — already under fire when he refused last week to let a rescue ship carrying 630 migrants land in Italy — had floated the plan on national television on Monday.

A census would allow the authorities to “see who, how (they live) and how many there are,” he argued.

It would then allow the authorities to study the possibility of expelling Roma of foreign nationality without the proper documentation, he said.

© AFP | Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is under fire over plans for a census of…

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🌏 Introducing Kayhan Life 🌏

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Researching Reform

Researching Reform is hugely humbled to announce that its editor is working for a new online newspaper, launched today, which focuses on Iranian politics. The site also has a dedicated section for child welfare.

Kayhan Life is an impartial news outlet offering breaking, exclusive and important stories about Iran and its people. Its publisher, acclaimed journalist Nazenin Ansari, is passionate about child rights, and works with several children’s organisations around the world. The newspaper itself is fully independent, and is not funded by any government or political organisation. Kayhan Life is part of the Kayhan Media Group, which has a distinguished journalistic history , starting out in Iran as the most widely circulated newspaper in the country, before it was confiscated by the regime and turned from a liberal paper into a hard line mouth piece for the government.

Iran has, of course, become a regular feature in the…

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Immigration Enforcement: Another Reason Why We Need Smart, Moral Cops

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“Mr. Attorney General, we will hold illegal border crossers as you wish, but we will NOT separate minor children from their parents!”

Most of us are shocked by our nation’s recent decision to separate children from their parents who are illegally entering the United States. As I understand it, prior to the present decision, illegal immigrants and their children remained together and the adults were given a court date which required their appearance at a future date. Illegal immigration was not a felony crime. Now one can argue about whether this is good or bad public policy, but, that’s the way it was.

Now comes our U.S. Attorney General who wants to get tough on immigration. He uses Christian scriptures (Romans 13), that Christians should obey the laws of civil government, to justify his toughness. (Deftly avoiding the issue of just versus unjust laws).

So now the border police are…

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