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Amnesty International reaction to nomination of EU counter-terrorism coordinator

(19/09/2007) On the day that the EU has nominated a new counter-terrorism coordinator, Amnesty International recalls that one vital ingredient is still missing from EU policies. In the six years since 9/11, the EU has yet to come to terms with the fact that the way in which the fight against terrorism has been conducted has had serious human rights implications. read more

 

EU-Ukraine Summit: Raise Human Rights Deficiencies

(14/09/2007) Torture, racism and violence against women are key human rights problems in Ukraine which Amnesty International urges the EU to raise at today’s Summit. read more

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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