Thousands challenge EU-Canada trade deal in German court

Thousands challenge EU-Canada trade deal in German court
 

Germany's highest court is hearing a challenge to a planned EU-Canada free trade deal from some 125,000 citizens.
The organisations behind the complaint say it is the biggest constitutional complaint in German history.
They say the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (Ceta) deal violates democratic principles and will give too much power to multinational companies.
But the German economy minister says a ruling in favour of the petitioners would be "a catastrophe".
The Constitutional Court in the south-western city of Karlsruhe is due to rule on the emergency appeal on... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 37
Source: BBC
Share:
  •  





    News Widget for Webmasters



    Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

    Realtime News

     

    «
    »
    Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
          1 2 3 4
    5 6 7 8 9 10 11
    12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    19 20 21 22 23 24 25
    26 27 28 29 30 31