#Europe agenda: “Central Europe struggles with new Covid-19 wave…

Before MPs backed Magdalena Andersson, Sweden was the only Nordic state never to have a woman as PM.
The World Health Organization says the regional death toll could exceed 2.2 million by 1 March.
Central Europe struggles with new Covid-19 wave

A new wave of Covid-19 infections has been sweeping through central Europe, where the vaccination rate is generally below the EU average – partly due to low trust in institutions.
Poland and Lithuania are increasingly sending migrants back to Belarus – but is this legal?
Christiania: The ‘social experiment’ that lasted 50 years in central Copenhagen

European Parliament’s Plans Of A Digital Services Act Threaten Internet Freedoms

The EU’s Digital Services Act is a chance to preserve what works and to fix what is broken. EFF and other civil society groups have advocated for new rules that protect fundamental rights online, while formulating a bold vision to address today’s most pressing challenges. However, while the initial proposal by the EU Commission got several things right, the EU Parliament is toying with the idea of introducing a new filternet, made in Europe. Some politicians believe that any active platform should potentially be held liable for the communications of its users and they trust that algorithmic filters can do the trick to swiftly remove illegal content.

Journalists and aid workers are kept away from the bleak spectacle of migrants on the Polish border.

Poland border: Heat camera shows migrants stranded between the two countries

The migrants – who are mainly young men – are enduring freezing conditions in the hopes of reaching the EU.

Poland-Belarus border: What you need to know about the crisis

Thousands of migrants and refugees are stranded along the Belarus border with Poland amid a raging geopolitical row.
Cases are rising in countries across the continent, stirring debate over whether vaccines alone can tame coronavirus.

Poland border: Turkey blocks Belarus flights to ease migrant crisis

Turkey has stopped all citizens from Iraq, Syria and Yemen from flying from Turkey to Belarus.

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