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protection of victims

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Victims of terrorism [What Europe does for you]

Every year Europe commemorates victims of terrorism on 11 March. This European Remembrance Day was established after the 2004 Madrid bombings, which left 191 people dead and around 2 000 injured. Continue reading

Victims of trafficking in human beings [What Europe does for you]

With European elections coming up in May 2019, you probably want to know how the European Union impacts your daily life, before you think about voting. In the latest in a series of posts on what Europe does for you, your family, your business and your wellbeing, we look at what Europe does for victims of trafficking in human beings. Continue reading

Victims of crimes [What Europe does for you]

With European elections coming up in May 2019, you probably want to know how the European Union impacts your daily life, before you think about voting. In the latest in a series of posts on what Europe does for you, your family, your business and your wellbeing, we look at what Europe does for victims of crimes. Continue reading

The problem of human trafficking in the European Union

Although “human trafficking” has been defined at international level and criminalised throughout the EU, little is known about what is a complex crime. The EU attracts large numbers of irregular migrants, some of whom are deceived or coerced into various forms of exploitation. Moreover, EU citizens themselves are often part of the trafficking process, either … Continue reading

Droits des victimes de la criminalité: État des lieux et perspectives de l’action de l’UE

English language version available in PDF format Rights of victims of crime: State of play and prospects for EU action Chaque année, de nombreuses personnes sont victimes de la criminalité dans l’Union européenne (UE). Être victime peut avoir de lourdes conséquences. Des difficultés particulières peuvent surgir lorsque l’acte criminel survient dans un État membre autre … Continue reading

Strengthening victims’ rights in the EU

The issue of protecting victims in criminal proceedings has become a legislative priority at EU level in part due to the enhanced importance in the European debate of issues concerning the fundamental rights of accused and suspected persons, in particular the right to fair trial. The entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty created explicit EU competence to legislate on the rights … Continue reading

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