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Transparency NGO sues EU commission on Turkey deal

Transparency NGO Access Info Europe is taking the EU commission to the European Court of Justice to obtain documents linked to the EU's migrant swap deal with Turkey. The lawsuit was triggered after the commission denied the Madrid-based NGO information requests "of the Commission’s own evaluation of the legality of what was agreed with Turkey."

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Why the new ECHR Ukraine-Russia ruling matters

The ECHR ruled that Russia was in "effective control" of separatist regions of Eastern Ukraine from 11 May 2014. In doing so, the court has formally acknowledged the inter-state character of the conflict and Russia's culpability for human rights abuses.

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