Articles by Arne Semsrott

May 13, 2021

Copyright Censorship: Federal Agency loses against us in court – again

In its copyright lawsuit against us, the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment has lost against us in the second instance. The Cologne Higher Regional Court ruled that we were allowed to publish a controversial glyphosate report drafted by the Institute. However, the authority of Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner may not accept this ruling either.

Dec. 2, 2020

Frontex is taking us to court

The EU border police Frontex is under fire for its involvement in human rights violations at the EU’s borders. Now, they want to silence those exposing their wrongdoing.

Nov. 27, 2019

General Court Rules on Frontex: Less Transparency at EU Borders

A bleak day for transparency in the European Union: In response to our lawsuit, the General Court of the European Union has ruled today that the European Border Police (Frontex) does not have to disclose information regarding their border operations. We are considering an appeal to the Court of Justice.

Dec. 5, 2018

Strengthening the Democratic Infrastructure

We look back at the year 2018: Publications on migration policies and the intelligence services, ten new lawsuits and extensive new functions of the platform. FragDenStaat is important for democracy. And we have a lot coming up in 2019.

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