The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a terrible toll on lives, illness, and economic devastation and it is having diverse effects on violence and crime. Daily Prevention News publishes weekly a Corona Crime Issue dedicated to collect related news and information.
- How children (10-18) experienced online risks during the Covid-19 lockdown - Spring 2020
This report provides a snapshot of how children across Europe perceived and experienced different known online risks during the Covid-19 spring lockdown in eleven countries, and which steps parents and children took to mitigate and cope with these risks. In particular, changes that occurred in children’s online risk experiences during the Covid-lockdown, compared to the situation before the crisis, were identified. Source: EU Joint Research Centre
- Adaptive Public Space: Places for People in the Pandemic and Beyond
The findings illustrate the power of public space as a platform for community development: whether by building resident trust, spurring social activity, supporting economic and workforce development, or catalyzing neighborhood change. This power makes public spaces a key ingredient in the recovery from COVID-19 — a crisis that has raised the stakes for overcoming deeply rooted, systemic challenges in our cities. Source: Knight Foundation
- German mask scandal: Bavaria issues arrest warrant
Five people are being investigated under suspicion of corruption. Among those are the conservative politicians from the Christian Socialist Union (CSU) Georg Nüsslein and Alfred Sauter. More German politicians are accused of benefiting of COVID-19. Source: DW
- Corruption investigation into German MP Axel Fischer again demonstrates why Council of Europe needs a permanent investigative body
The German Bundestag yesterday lifted MP Axel Fischer’s parliamentary immunity over suspicions of corruption during his former role as delegate to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). The case is further evidence of the need for the Council of Europe to establish its own permanent body for investigating corruption among delegates and officials. Source: Transparency International
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