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Visit of Sudanese President Bashir to Italy on 14 September

(13/09/2007) The human rights situation in Sudan continues to be one of the most pressing humanitarian crises in the world today, and one to which the international community has failed for far too long to provide an effective response. (...) Against this background, it is remarkable that the Italian government has decided to receive Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir for a series of meetings on 14 September in Rome with Prime Minister Prodi, President Napolitano and Foreign Minister D’Alema. read more

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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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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

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Three major human rights tests for EU Justice and Home Affairs Council

(11/06/2007) Amnesty International hopes that tomorrow's JHA Council will not shy away from confronting a number of urgent issues that put EU human rights commitments to the test. read more