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2018 EU-China Summit (19/06/2018) Various organizations including Amnesty International continue to document China's abusive campaign against human rights. The EU has taken some steps to push back against these developments. Yet the EU's commitments to promoting human rights has not been matched in China with a willingness to act or a determination to at least achieve releases. Amnesty International and 23 other NGOs urged the ...

Mr Donald Tusk
President of the European Council

Mr Jean-Claude Juncker
President of the European Commission


Suggested Elements for an EU Action Plan on Business and Human Rights (08/06/2018) We, the undersigned NGOs, ActionAid, Amnesty International, Anti-Slavery International, Clean Clothes Campaign, European Coalition for Corporate Justice and International Federation for Human Rights, are pleased to provide for your earnest consideration the following suggested elements for an EU Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct.

Mr Frans Timmermans
First Vice-President of the European Commission

Ms Federica Mogherini
Vice-President of the European Commission
High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska
Commissioner - Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Ms Věra Jourová
Commissioner - Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality

Cc: Ms Mercedes Garcia Perez
Head of Unit – Human Rights, European External Action Service

EU must act to uphold indigenous peoples' rights in Kenya: Forced evictions of ... (30/05/2018) With the attached letter, we are writing to share with you Amnesty International’s recently issued report Families Torn Apart: Forced Eviction Of Indigenous People In Embobut Forest, Kenya that sheds light on the forced eviction of the Sengwer Indigenous community from their ancestral homes and land in the Embobut Forest, Kenya. The government has stated that the forest must be cleared in order ...

High Representative Federica Mogherini

President Erdoğan remember 1998 On the morning of the 5th July, police arrested Amnesty International Turkey’s Director, Idil Eser ...
Write for Rights -Success Stories Sometimes, a letter can change someone’s life. That’s the premise of Write for Rights, Amnesty’s ...
Write for Rights 2016 - Edward Snowden Edward Snowden is a hero not a traitor. He stood up for our rights, prompting a global debate on ...