France and Germany are today reflecting on the 60-year-old treaty of friendship between the two countries, which sealed the post-war reconciliation between the countries. It is mainly an occasion in which Germany and France want to come closer together again in turbulent times. In recent times, the major European powers have not been aligned on important issues. Including a European price cap for gas and arms and equipment shipments to Ukraine. A guest is former ambassador to Paris, Ed Kronenburg.
The limits of limits of online expressions
How far does the power of the mayor extend to prohibit a resident from making a certain statement on the internet? That is the question that the administrative court in Utrecht is currently considering. It is the first case before the court about the ban on online expression. This is a legal means with which more and more mayors try to prevent public order disturbances by forbidding agitators to make online calls for riots, for example. Experts say these measures are an infringement of freedom of expression.
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