CONTENTS OF FECL No. 57 (March 1999):


FRANCE: Mass trial of 138 accused of participation in a terrorist organisation ends in a fiasco


SWEDEN: 'Truth Commission' to enquire into illegal secret service activities


EUROPEAN UNION: JHA meeting 3-4 December


EUROPEAN UNION: Informal JHA meeting in Berlin, 11-12 February


UNITED KINGDOM: Clamping down on refugees and 'immigrant smugglers'


GERMANY: German-Polish border dangerous place for taxi drivers


CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE: Central and Eastern Europe: difficult adaption to Schengen


MEDITERRANEAN REGION: Tackling 'illegal immigration'


SWITZERLAND: Interception of telecommunications


OPINION: Bombings incompatible with humanitarian concerns