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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL’S RECOMMENDATIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS TO THE ... (09/11/2017) I am writing to share with you our recommendations for the next trio of presidencies for the Council of the European Union (EU) and to introduce you to our new global campaign, Brave: Human rights defenders under threat – a shrinking space of civil society, a campaign to take global action against the worrying assault against human rights defenders (HRDs) and the rights that they seek to protect ...

HE Ambassador Kaja Tael
Permanent Representative of Estonia to the EU

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SUPPORT INFRINGEMENT PROCEDURE UNDER ARTICLE 46.4 ECHR ON ILGAR MAMMADOV V. ... (23/10/2017) Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have welcomed the longstanding efforts by various institutions within the Council of Europe to secure the release of the Azerbaijani political activist and prisoner of conscience Ilgar Mammadov. In the absence of any decisive progress, we now call on you to support the adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ interim resolution that initiates an ...

Permanent Representatives to the Council of Europe

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EUROPEAN COUNCIL MUST VOICE SUPPORT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN TURKEY (18/10/2017) Ahead of the European Council meeting on 19 October Amnesty International raises concerns on Turkey and requests Donald Tusk show leadership in ensuring strong Council Conclusions on Turkey that reflect the dire human rights situation in the country.

Mr Donald Tusk, President of the European Council

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