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Human rights in the EU

(25/07/2017) Turkey: Foreign Minister’s baseless allegations threaten entire human ... Responding to statements made by Turkish Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu at a press conference following his ... Poland: Presidential veto is a step back from the brink Poland: Presidential veto is a step back from the brink Following an announcement by Poland’s president Andrzej Duda that he will veto two controversial judicial reform bills which would have granted the ruling Law and Justice Party wide ranging control of the judiciary, Gauri Van Gulik, Deputy Europe Director at Amnesty International, said: (19/07/2017) Poland: EU threat to trigger Article 7 a positive step Following the news that the European Union has threatened to trigger Article 7 against Poland if currently ... (12/07/2017) Poland: New law undermines the independence of the judiciary Responding to new legislation adopted by the Polish parliament today that may result in ending the ... (27/06/2017) Amnesty International will not comply with Hungary’s repressive new NGO law Announcing that Amnesty International Hungary will not to comply with the country’s repressive new NGO law ... (15/06/2017) Hungary: Appeal Court orders retrial of man convicted of ‘terrorism’ for ... Following a decision by a Hungarian appeal court to order a retrial in the case against Ahmed H, a Syrian ... (13/06/2017) Hungary: NGO law “a vicious and calculated assault” on civil society The passing of a law stigmatising non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that receive foreign funding is the ... (16/05/2017) EU: Poland must see consequences of crackdown Reacting to the news that European affairs ministers from the EU Member States failed to take firm action on ...