Poland is the first country to officialy challenge the EU's Orewellian internet censoship law which was passed just a few months ago.
The government of Poland has filed a complaint with the European Court of Justice, arguing that the recently passed Copyright Directive amounts of a form of censorship, "forbidden not only in the Polish constitution but also in the EU treaties."
Previously Poland along with Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Finland and Sweden have voted again
On may 29 1453, the Ottoman cannons finally broke through of Constantinople's Theodosian walls and Sultan Mehmed the second Ottoman armies swarmed into Constantinople, overwhelmed the Byzantine Emperor and the 7,000 Greek Byzantine and Italian soldiers who were defending it, and conquered the city.
For over 1,000 years the "impregnable" Theodosian walls of Constantinople had defended the eastern capital of the Roman empire (which was later called the Byzantium empire) from e
Maybe he was drunk again? The head of the European Commission, President Jean-Claude Juncker, called out “stupid nationalists" in an interview to CNN on Wednesday, on the eve of the European Parliament election. “These populist, nationalists, stupid nationalists, they are in love with their own countries.” Juncker told CNN.
“They don’t like those coming from far away, I like those coming from far away … we have to act in solidarity with those who are in a worse situation tha
The EU and its governing bodies are the opposite of a democratically accountable organisation and institution. In fact the people who run the EU are never on the ballot paper in the EU elections, which consequently means that the EU elections which are being held every 5 years don't really matter, and are a farce and a mockery of democractic process.
The reason why the EU elections don't really matter is because the people who are voted into parliament, the MEPs, can't init
Wikipedia joins a very long list of websites which are already blocked in China.
The totalitarian Communist party of China had previously banned the Chinese language version of the site, but the block has now been expanded.
The block comes ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown and is linked to the Communist party fanatical suppression of any mentioning of what happened in Tiananmen square in 1989.
China typically blocks access to specific web pages ref
On 3rd May 1791, the first written Constitution to be adopted in Europe by a major European country, was passed in Warsaw by the Polish - Lithuanian commonwealth national Sejm (Parliament). The constitution was a milestone in the history of law and the rise of democracy. It was the first to follow the 1788 ratification of the United States Constitution.
It enfranchised the bourgeoisie, established the separation of the three branches of government, and eliminated the abuses