29/04/2013Submission to the European Commission: The Czech Republic's Discriminatory Treatment of Roma breaches EU Race Directive
26/04/2013In a welcome move, the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe today adopted an opinion recommending that the Assembly opens a monitoring procedure on Hungary.
24/04/2013Amnesty International’s mid-term review of Ireland’s presidency of the European Union.
After eight months of intensive discussions, the two legislators, the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of the European Union appear willing to conclude the negotiation of a new Directive that will set common minimum standards on the right of access to a lawyer and the right to communicate with third parties when detained, for persons suspected or accused of a crime in the EU.
In a letter sent to Viktor Orbán Prime Minister of Hungary on the 8th of March, Amnesty International outlined its concerns regarding the proposed Fourth Amendment to the Fundamental Law of Hungary (the Constitution).
This briefing is submitted in accordance with Rule 9(2) of the Rules of the Committee of Ministers for the supervision of the execution of judgments and with the terms of friendly settlements adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 10 May 2006.
15/05/2013 Twenty years after its independence, Eritrea’s prisons are filled with thousands of political prisoners, locked up without ever being charged with a crime. There is an extensive network of detention centres – some are well ...
03/05/2013 This month sees the 20th anniversary of Eritrea’s independence from Ethiopia. But is there really much to celebrate? Because Eritrea is a severely repressive place. Opposition parties, civil society organisations and ...