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(14/09/2017) EU: Prominent Mexican activist in Brussels to demand action on human rights Prominent Mexican environmental activist Gustavo Castro will be in Brussels next week to demand EU policy ... Turkey: Foreign Minister’s baseless allegations threaten entire human rights movement Responding to statements made by Turkish Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu at a press conference following his meeting with High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini in Brussels, Amnesty International’s Europe Director, John Dalhuisen said: (18/07/2017) Jailing of activists, including Amnesty director, a crushing blow for ... The remanding of six human rights defenders in pre-trial custody is an appalling affront to justice and a ... (16/05/2017) Europe: Human rights activists under unprecedented crackdown Journalists, lawyers and activists are among the victims of a global civil society crackdown, which has also ... (16/12/2015) European Parliament Prize exposes EU inaction on Saudi Arabia’s human ... Today’s awarding of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to Raif Badawi by the European Parliament (EP) ... (04/12/2015) World’s biggest human rights campaign puts spotlight on abuses People who speak out against leaders face increasing risk of punishment or prosecution, Amnesty ... (19/03/2015) Azerbaijan: Prisoner release positive, but tokenistic gesture in run up ... The release of two prisoners of conscience today is a positive move, but with 20 others behind bars, it is ... (03/03/2015) Azerbaijan to host European Games amid widespread and relentless repression Threats, physical violence and the imprisonment of government critics have become the hallmark of the ...