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(01/08/2060) Placeholder - DO NOT REMOVE Greece: As Winter Nears, Asylum Seekers Stuck in Tents on Islands The Greek government, with the support of EU member states, should act now to end Greece’s “containment policy,” 20 human rights and aid groups said today. The policy forces asylum seekers arriving on the Greek islands to remain in overcrowded, unsafe facilities, an urgent concern with winter approaching. (22/11/2017) EU: Amnesty discovers gruesome illegal torture equipment for sale in Paris Amnesty International researchers have discovered illegal torture equipment including spiked batons, spiked ... (21/11/2017) EU/Myanmar: Rohingya trapped in dehumanising apartheid regime as EU and ... • Rohingya segregated and abused in “open air prison” • EU and Asian Ministers in Myanmar must raise root ... (17/11/2017) EU: Mogherini must commit support in Bangladesh, push for an end to abuse ... Ahead of a visit by the EU’s Foreign Policy chief to a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Charmain ... (31/10/2017) Norway: Family at risk of imminent deportation must not be sent back to ... The Norwegian government will be putting a teenage girl and her family at grave risk of serious human rights ... (26/10/2017) Amnesty Turkey Chair kept in jail Following a decision by an Izmir court not to release human rights defender, Taner Kılıç, Salil Shetty, ... (19/10/2017) Poland: end crackdown on peaceful protests The Polish government is cracking down on peaceful protesters in a blatant attempt to dissuade further ...