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The ebbing of minority rights in Southeast Europe – the identity crisis of Montenegrin and Croatian minorities in Kosovo

Dzemal Calakovic 19th April 2017

The post-conflict southeastern part of Europe demands a more vigorous respect for minority rights, in order to preserve the fragile peace and guard against the horrors of the recent wars in the Balkans. Kosovo has a diverse demographic composition; mainly consisting of Albanians and Serbs who represent the two largest ethnic groups. According to the […]

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The White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill: Part II – Bad News

Alison Young 11th April 2017

In a previous post, I argued that there was some good news to take from the White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill. However, there are two main elements of the White Paper which give cause for concern. This post will examine the first concern. There is insufficient detail in the White Paper as to […]

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The White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill: Part I – Good News

Alison Young 10th April 2017

On Thursday 30 March, David Davis, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, gave a statement in the House of Commons announcing the publication of a White Paper on the proposed ‘Great Repeal Bill’. As is now well-known, the Bill would appear to have three objectives: (i) to repeal the European Communities Act […]

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