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Rising extremism, a neo-Nazi living library, the ISIS terror cult, the prospects of a LGBT Pride rally and a Marxist analysis of the European Court of Human Rights are the main talking points in this week’s ‘Something for the weekend.’

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Fighting match-fixing, celebrating improvements to women’s safety, advancing democracy in the southern Mediterranean and some compelling court announcements- the organisation’s last-days-of-summer schedule was a brain-food feast for policy wonks and human rights activists alike.

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Grumbling over court’s French veil ban decision; European anti-racism monitors sound the alarm, anti-match fixing treaty timed to World Cup final perfection; Facebook in the classroom, Gerhard Schröder, Russia and Bild and a Finnish transsexual’s human rights plea …. Something for the weekend #SFTW.

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Is the European Court of Human Rights careful enough about the rights of Christians? Are human rights a force for good or a threat to democracy? And in this year of European elections, just who will be Europe’s next human rights supremo and why this is a job that really matters? Something for the weekend!

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A vintage week for European jurisprudence as ghosts of the past in Lithuania, Armenia and Northern Ireland were summoned by the Strasbourg court. Plus, rating agency Moody’s downgrading of the Development Bank and the right of Swedish medical professionals to refuse to take part in abortions for reasons of conscience … Something for the weekend!