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Proposed EU Directive with Possible Human Rights Implications

In Directive,European Union,Immigration on 1 June 2008 by Incidental Blogger Tagged: , , , , ,

I just came across the news of a proposed European Union Directive which is going to be submitted before the European Parliament on 18 June 2008. This is the very first Directive subjected to the co-decision procedure seeking EU Parliament’s involvement in EU law making, which, quite ironically, was aimed at ameliorating the perceived democratic deficits in the European system. The Directive in question will be dealing with issues of deportation and detention of “illegal” immigrants.

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