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(18/07/2016) EU risks making a mockery of its human rights foreign policy if concerns ... As Ministers of the European Union (EU) and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) convene to discuss economic and ... Reject dangerous migration response plan, more than 100 NGOs tell EU leaders Refugees and migrants massed onto an inflatable boat reach Mytilene, northern island of Lesbos, after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey on February 17, 2016. © ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images Reject dangerous migration response plan, more than 100 NGOs tell EU leaders The European Union is set to open a dark chapter in its history unless it rejects the European Commission’s proposal on migration, a coalition of more than 100 NGOs warned on Monday. Shifting towards a foreign policy that serves the single objective of curbing migration, the EU and its member states risk further undermining their credibility and authority in the defence of human rights, the organizations say. (16/06/2016) EU political agreement on conflict minerals risks allowing a deadly trade ... Despite its rhetoric on responsible business Europe has prioritised profit over people, said civil society ... (14/06/2016) European Union risks undermining global efforts to tackle conflict minerals The European Union is set to squander a unique opportunity to play its part in tackling the conflict ... (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 ... (09/06/2016) Germany failing to tackle rise in hate crime Failed responses to the sharp increase in hate crimes across Germany – including attacks on shelters for ... (21/02/2014) Russia: Guilty verdict in Bolotnaya case - injustice at its most obvious (21 February, 2014)Today’s guilty verdict against defendants in the Bolotnaya Square protest trial is a ... (21/02/2014) Ukraine: Deeply troubling accounts of shootings amid clashes (20 Feb 2014) The shooting of protesters, which is contributing to the spiralling death toll in Kyiv, is ...