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Jewish alarm spreads after terror in France

BBC: France and Belgium are preoccupied with the jihadist threat after the bloodshed in Paris and Verviers this month - and in both countries Jews feel they are on the front line. …Most Jews surveyed by the EU's Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) regarded the following attitudes as anti-Semitic: "The Holocaust is a myth or has been exaggerated"; "Jews are responsible for the current economic crisis"; "Jews exploit Holocaust victimhood for their own purposes"; "Jews have too much power"; "Israelis behave like Nazis towards the Palestinians"; "Jews are not capable of integrating into society"… …The survey of European Jews by the EU's Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) in 2013 found that 76% felt anti-Semitism had got worse in recent years. In the UK fewer than half considered anti-Semitism to be a big problem in their country, while in France the figure was 85%…

PNR, le Big Brother de l’air

PNR, Big Brother in the air
Pour lutter contre le terrorisme, les gouvernements européens et la Commission veulent faciliter l’accès aux données des passagers conservées par les compagnies aériennes. Un projet bloqué au Parlement européen et qui pose la question de la violation de la vie privée au nom de la lutte contre le terrorisme. ... Un enjeu essentiel que résume Mario Oetheimer, qui suit ce dossier de près pour l’agence des droits fondamentaux de l’Union européenne: «Un règlement comme le PNR est une ingérence très importante dans les droits fondamentaux. La question qui se pose est très simple: a-t-on besoin d’une collecte de données aussi importante pour lutter contre le terrorisme?»