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Hungarian police question journalists for ‘illicit data collection’ after use of drone footage

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Berlin, October 28, 2020 — Hungarian police must stop harassing journalists Gabriella Horn and Balázs Gulyás, and drop any...

Population up again in third quarter | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In Q3, the number of immigrants was 29.6 thousand higher than the number of emigrants. In addition, births exceeded...

Kazakh police assault, injure journalist Saniya Toiken covering protests in Nur-Sultan

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, October 26, 2020 – Kazakh authorities should immediately and thoroughly investigate the assault on journalist Saniya Toiken,...

Russian journalist Irina Slavina dies of self-immolation after harassment by authorities

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, October 26, 2020 – Russian federal authorities should investigate the circumstances of the death of journalist Irina...

Record spending in foreign EU webshops | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This survey concerns online purchases of goods by Dutch consumers from companies located outside the Netherlands. Figures are exclusive...

House prices almost 9 percent higher in September | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Download CSVShow datatablePrice development of existing owner-occupied dwellings Price development of existing owner-occupied dwellings Year Month Change (year-on-year % change) 2016 October 5.6 2016 November 6 2016 December 6.7 2017 January 6.4 2017 February 6.7 2017 March 7.3 2017 April 7.4 2017 May 7.8 2017 June 8 2017 July 7.6 2017 August 7.8 2017 September 7.3 2017 October 8.2 2017 November 8.2 2017 December 8.2 2018 January 8.8 2018 February 9.5 2018 March 8.6 2018 April 8.8 2018 May 8.9 2018 June 8.9 2018 July 9 2018 August 9.3 2018 September 9.3 2018 October 9 2018 November 9.5 2018 December 8.4 2019 January 8.7 2019 February 7.5 2019 March 7.7 2019 April 7.7 2019 May 7.2 2019 June 6.9 2019 July 7 2019 August 5.7 2019 September 6.1 2019 October 6.3 2019 November 5.8 2019 December 6.5 2020 January 6.3 2020 February 6.6 2020 March 7 2020 April 7.3 2020 May 7.7 2020 June 7.6 2020 July 7.4 2020 August 8.2 2020 September 8.6 Source: CBS, Kadaster House prices...

Mortality up in week 42 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Download CSVShow datatableEstimated mortality, 2020* Estimated mortality, 2020* 1 3103 3277 2908 – 3645 2 3364 3311 2930 – 3692 3 3157 3344 2945 – 3742 4 3046 3392 3008 – 3776 5 3162 3407 3027 – 3788 6 3193 3401 2979 – 3823 7 3199 3408 2916...

Berlin police shove journalists with batons, prevent them from covering eviction

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Police in Berlin physically attacked journalists to prevent them from covering a controversial eviction on October 8, 9, and...

How social dialogue is making a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). COVID-19: Pandemic in the World of Work A new ILO study...

Unidentified attackers open fire on journalist Shkumbin Kajtazi’s car in Kosovo

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Berlin, October 22, 2020 — Kosovo authorities must conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the shooting attack on...

46 bankruptcies in week 42 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Throughout the coronavirus crisis, CBS is providing weekly updates on the number of bankruptcies pronounced by Dutch courts. The...

Turkish courts pursue trials, asset seizures in multiple cases against journalists

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). October 22, 2020, Istanbul – Turkey must stop harassing journalists and prosecuting them on trumped up charges, the Committee...

Consumers slightly more pessimistic in October | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).  At -30, the consumer confidence indicator in October stands far below its long-term average over the past two decades...

Household spending nearly 6 percent down in August | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). As indicated by the CBS Household Consumption Radar, circumstances for consumer spending in October are less unfavourable than they were...

Q&A: Financial Times reporters Dan McCrum and Stefania Palma on Wirecard and pressures on...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Dan McCrum and Stefania Palma, business reporters for the Financial Times, spent years investigating German payments company Wirecard and...

Investments almost 9 percent down in August | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Investment data have not been adjusted for calendar effects. August 2020 has one working day less than August 2019....

Hungarian court gags investigative report, citing EU data protection law

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Berlin, October 21, 2020—A gag order issued by a Hungarian court has cited European Union data privacy rules to...

Consumer prices Caribbean Netherlands continue to fall in Q3 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The recent price decreases are partly attributable to the allowances for electricity, drinking water and internet, which have been...

Journalist Sergey Plotnikov abducted, beaten, then released in Russia’s far east

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, October 20, 2020 – Russian authorities should immediately and transparently investigate the kidnapping of journalist Sergey Plotnikov,...

Economy hit harder in most other EU countries | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The United Nations has declared 20 October World Statistics Day with the aim of promoting the use of statistics....

Swedish authorities charge documentary filmmakers Henrik Evertsson and Linus Andersson for MS Estonia film

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Berlin, October 19, 2020 — Swedish authorities should immediately drop criminal charges against Swedish documentary filmmakers Henrik Evertsson and...

Port throughput slumped in first half of 2020 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In the first half of 2020, Dutch seaports transhipped 281 million tonnes of cargo, down from 311 million tonnes...

ICT sector growing faster than the economy | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Download CSVShow datatableGross value added Gross value added 2018 5.2 2.3 2017 5.9 2.9 2016 5.9 2 The Dutch ICT sector can be broken down into three subsectors: ICT manufacturing, wholesale...

CPJ joins statement demanding justice for Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Committee to Protect Journalists today joined 18 other international press freedom and human rights organizations in a statement...