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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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Links to Amnesty International 2007 Annual Report

(21/06/2007) Read the Amnesty International 2007 Annual Report online in English, French, Spanish, Russian or Arabic. read more

 

Annual Report: Human Rights and the EU

(23/05/2007) Despite the continuing deadlock over the EU’s institutional reform, it was in many ways business as usual in most spheres of EU activity, including human rights. On the side of external relations, this presented a familiar picture with progress and positive results in various domains, while many problems remained as intractable as before. read more

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Amnesty International 2007 Annual Report shows EU is in denial of its human rights problems

(23/05/2007) Powerful governments and armed groups are deliberately fomenting fear to erode human rights and to create an increasingly polarized and dangerous world, said Amnesty International on the day it publishes its annual report on the state of human rights in the world. read more