European Anti-SLAPP Directive under threat 

The letter below was sent to the Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Sweden to the EU, on 9th March 2023 by members of the Coalition Against SLAPPS in Europe (CASE) Coalition. Dear Mr Lars Danielsson, We are writing as representatives of the...

There’s no such thing as a free business class lunch

Last week it was revealed that Henrik Hololei, Director-General of the European Commission’s DG MOVE, had enjoyed nine free business class trips on Qatar Airways between 2015 and 2021. Six of these free flights occurred while the EU was...

The week in transparency and corruption

Monday 6 February President Putin signs a law according to which the tax returns and asset declarations of Russian MPs and senators will no longer be published online (technically they will be published “without private data attached”, ie. in...