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(30/11/2017) Libya: EU/AU migrant plans long on returns, short on resettlement Following yesterday’s announcement by the European Union, African Union and United Nations and member states ... EU-Africa Summit in Valletta must not dress up border control as ‘co-operation’ The Horgos-Roszke border crossing between Serbia and Hungary where the Hungarian authorities have completed a border fence and shut down the official border crossing. ©Amnesty International EU-Africa Summit in Valletta must not dress up border control as ‘co-operation’ As European Union (EU) leaders and African heads of state prepare to meet in Malta on 11 and 12 November for a ‘Summit on Migration’, Amnesty International is issuing a stark warning to all leaders in attendance of the dangers posed by border and migration management agreements that fail to include human rights safeguards. (10/11/2015) Diary note: New report on the failings and dangers of Europe’s response ... Razor-wire fences, push-backs and violence at the hands of authorities, and outsourcing of responsibilities ... (16/01/2015) US Torture Report reinforces allegations of European complicity with CIA ... On Tuesday 20 January 00.01 GMT, Amnesty International will launch a new briefing paper, Breaking the ... (13/11/2012) EU pressure needed on Egypt’s human rights Amnesty International has urged the first EU-Egypt task force to emphasise human rights when it meets in ... (13/11/2012) No to EU connivance in Libyan abuse and exploitation of foreign nationals Amnesty International has called on the European Union to ensure that any co-operation with Libya on ... (19/07/2012) Dying on Europe’s doorstep: EU should focus on saving migrants’ lives As Amnesty International prepares to carry out a major action on the Italian island of Lampedusa tomorrow, ... (05/07/2012) EU can’t outsource migration control to Libya In a new report released today, Libya: Rule of law or rule of militias?, Amnesty International reveals that ...