ECRI (EU) gently suggests restricting the press, UK gov’t responds accordingly

The European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance conducts a report every 5 years on the state of hate crime laws, the media, politicians, society with regards to racism and intolerance. The UK has had the “honour” of having its next report. Most of it is a fairly mundane overview of laws, stats, and such. The… Continue reading ECRI (EU) gently suggests restricting the press, UK gov’t responds accordingly

Austria to re-run presidential elections

Last month saw a far right candidate, Norbert Hofer, narrowly defeated by only 31’000 votes in the Austrian election. Mr Hofer, Freedom Party, lost to Alexander Van der Bellen, former leader of the Greens. Today the constitutional courts declared the election must be re-run, likely due to 0.3% difference not being enough of a majority.… Continue reading Austria to re-run presidential elections