Whenever the courts or government authorize these operations they tend to only give the permission to demolish the structures, and then tack on a bunch of stipulations which make carrying the mission out difficult and costly. Namely not giving the police the legal authority to unconditionally detain anyone in the zone of operation. Instead they're forced to corral people and surround them in officers.
EU urges Turkey to keep border open to Syrian refugees (AP)
It follows their Facebook pages, uses fake profiles to 'befriend' them and presents screenshots of posts in court – this is how Israel Police is adding social activists to its virtual surveillance list. 'They know what I write and do,' Ethiopian protest leader says.09:46 06.02.16 | 2 comments
The Syrian army is rapidly closing in on the rebels who are in control of the city, leaving a narrow corridor through which civilians are escaping on foot; Russian and Iranian support are tipping the balance in Assad's favor.01:04 06.02.16 | 1 comments
If you don’t conduct some sort of discussion with the most fanatic people on the other side, you won’t understand them – or yourself.12:24 06.02.16 | 0 comments