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EU Force to Chad: Include Protection for Displaced Civilians

(23/07/2007) As EU Foreign Ministers discuss the possible deployment of a UN mandated EU force to Chad to protect Sudanese refugees, Amnesty International urges that the Chadian victims of internal violence are not forgotten. read more

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EU-made rockets, guns and engines risk undermining Myanmar arms embargo

(16/07/2007) The proposed transfer to Myanmar (Burma) of a military helicopter containing components and technology from as many as six European Union countries threatens to undermine an EU arms embargo on Myanmar, according to a new report issued today by Amnesty International and Saferworld. read more

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EU-BRAZIL Summit: neglect of poor causing extreme violence

(03/07/2007) As Portugal hosts its first Summit after taking over the EU Presidency Amnesty International urges it to set a precedent for the next six months by having a frank discussion about human rights with its counterpart, Brazil. (version française également disponible) read more