Tolerance.ca
Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

German Constitutional Court hearing on journalists’ and RSF’s complaint against the BND law

NewsGermany’s Federal Constitutional Court will hold an oral hearing on 14 and 15 January 2020 in respect of the Act on the Federal Intelligence Service, also known as the BND law. This constitutes an important step towards a landmark ruling on the powers of the BND, Germany’s foreign intelligence agency, to conduct global mass surveillance of data traffic on the internet. The hearing comes after an alliance of five media organisations including RSF and the Society for Civil Rights (GFF) lodged a constitutional complaint before the court challenging the BND’s surveillance powers. Should the BND…

Read complete article
© Reporters without borders -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter