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[Ticker] Luxembourg speaks out in support of Palestinian state

Added: 17.01.2018 7:59 | 10 views | 0 comments

Luxembourg foreign minister Jean Asselborn has urged European recognition of Palestine as a state. Speaking to the he said: "We Europeans have to show that even the Palestinians have a right to their own state." Asselborn regretted there is currently no common EU position on Palestine, saying that "if France went ahead with the recognition of Palestine, more states would follow, including Luxembourg".

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LuxLeaks whistleblower Deltour acquitted by Luxembourg court

Added: 12.01.2018 10:32 | 9 views | 0 comments

The court confirmed a sentence of €1,000 fine for Deltour's fellow leaker Raphael Halet, raising pressure on the European Commission to come forward with proposals to protect whistleblowers.

Luxembourg court overturns verdict against Luxleaks whistleblower

Added: 11.01.2018 9:37 | 10 views | 0 comments

A Luxembourg court on Thursday overturned the verdict against a "Luxleaks" whistleblower who was convicted of leaking thousands of documents that revealed tax breaks for multinational firms.


[Ticker] Luxleaks whistleblower wins French appeal

Added: 11.01.2018 8:29 | 5 views | 0 comments

A French appeals court has overturned a previous verdict to fine and put on probation Luxleaks whistleblower Antoine Deltour, but upheld a similar one against his former colleague Raphael Halet. The decisions, on Thursday, are subject to further appeals. The two men, who used to work for accountancy firm PwC, were accused of stealing documents from their employer in 2014 to lift the lid on Luxembourg tax deals with multinationals.

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