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FRA joins discussion of Schengen evaluations

On 10 September, FRA gave a presentation in Brussels to the Schengen Committee, the forum with EU Member States set up by the European Commission for implementing Schengen evaluations.

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Joint meeting to discuss rights of migrants and asylum seekers

A first-ever thematic platform meeting between FRA, the Council of Europe, the European Network of Equality Bodies (Equinet) and the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) will discuss asylum and migrant rights at FRA on 24 September.

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L'antisémitisme en hausse en Europe: où sont les défenseurs des droits de l'homme?

Anti-Semitism on the rise in Europe, where are the defenders of human rights?
Huffington S'occupant de racisme et d'antisémitisme, la FRA a révélé dans son rapport de 2009 une hausse de l'antisémitisme en rapport au conflit arabo-israélien, mais a évité d'en enquêter les raisons tant politiques que religieuses, et de formuler des conseils politiques efficaces pour faire face à ce phénomène.

Should rape crimes be time-barred?

The Malta Independent Online :…Earlier this year, a survey conducted by the European Agency for Fundamental Rights showed that violence against women is an extensive and widely under-reported human rights abuse across the EU, with 33% of respondents having experienced physical and/or sexual violence since the age of 15; 22% having experienced physical and/or sexual violence by a partner; and 67% admitting not having reported the most serious incident of partner violence to the police or any other organisation…