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(03/04/2017) Syria: Justice and human rights should be central to discussions at ... As representatives of the EU, UN, and numerous countries meet in Brussels for the conference “Supporting the ... EU risks making a mockery of its human rights foreign policy if concerns not publically raised with visiting Gulf ministers EU risks making a mockery of its human rights foreign policy if concerns not publically raised with visiting Gulf ministers As Ministers of the European Union (EU) and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) convene to discuss economic and security relations in Brussels today (18 July), Amnesty International is urging the EU to seize the opportunity to push for an end to repression and human rights violations within the GCC states. (14/01/2015) Saudi Arabia set to resume flogging of Raif Badawi this Friday The Saudi Arabian authorities have an opportunity to improve their appalling human rights record by heeding ... (17/12/2014) Protection plan for Afghanistan a 'glimmer of hope at a bleak year's end' Amnesty International today welcomed the publication of an EU action plan for the protection of human rights ... (01/07/2013) EU must pressure Bahrain to free prisoners of conscience EU must pressure ... As officials from the EU and the Gulf States meet today in Bahrain for their annual ministerial meeting, ... (16/01/2013) Syria refugee crisis: EU not doing enough As violence in Syria escalates, leading NGOs have urged European Union justice and home affairs ministers to ... (20/11/2012) Bahrain: Promises broken, repression unleashed Amnesty International has urged the European Union to do more to address continuing human rights violations ... (24/10/2012) EU must do more to help Syria’s refugees Amnesty International has urged the European Union to play a more decisive role in the Syrian refugee crisis ...