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(14/06/2016) Slovak EU Presidency must show human rights leadership As Slovakia gears up to assume the six-monthly rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1 ... EU: Council must end commercial advertising of brutal tools of torture in Europe Leg-cuffs displayed by French firm at Eurosatory international defence fair, Paris, July 2008. EU: Council must end commercial advertising of brutal tools of torture in Europe The European Union must immediately crack down on the unhindered commercial advertisement within its member states of security equipment potentially used to inflict cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment on people, said Amnesty International and the Omega Research Foundation in a new report published today. (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 ... (27/10/2015) European Parliament Votes to Stop Tools of Torture Trade, but will the ... The adoption of today’s European Parliament (EP) report on the European Union (EU) ‘Tools of Torture’ ... (09/06/2015) Ban Ki-moon must challenge Uzbekistan over its appalling human rights ... UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon must confront Uzbekistan’s leadership on the country’s appalling human ... (27/05/2015) EU companies still trading in ‘tools of torture’ Companies based in the European Union (EU) are still marketing and trading in a range of security equipment ... (11/05/2015) Uzbekistan: Decade-long wait for justice for victims of Central Asia’s ... A decade after security forces indiscriminately gunned down mostly peaceful demonstrators, including women ...