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Eastern Europe & Caucasus

(01/12/2017) Greece: Move asylum seekers to safety before winter hits The Greek government, with the support of EU leaders, should act now before the onset of winter to end ... EU: Historic vote must signal end to Hungary crackdown Reacting to the news that the European Parliament has voted in favour triggering Article 7, which could restrict the voting rights of Hungary in the European Council, Iverna McGowan Director of Amnesty International’s European Institutions Office said: (16/05/2017) Europe: Human rights activists under unprecedented crackdown Journalists, lawyers and activists are among the victims of a global civil society crackdown, which has also ... (26/04/2017) EU: EU must hold Hungary to account for breaching EU law Prime Minister Viktor Orban must withdraw his proposal to force non-governmental organizations (NGOs) who ... (18/05/2016) New “Refugees Welcome Index” shows government refugee policies out of ... The vast majority of people (80%) would welcome refugees with open arms, with many even prepared to take ... (03/03/2015) Azerbaijan to host European Games amid widespread and relentless repression Threats, physical violence and the imprisonment of government critics have become the hallmark of the ... (02/03/2015) Russia: Murder of Boris Nemtsov must be meaningfully investigated The killing of Boris Nemtsov, one of Russia's most prominent political activists, must be promptly, ... (06/11/2014) Eastern Ukraine: Both sides responsible for indiscriminate attacks The killing of a schoolboy and an 18-year-old during shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on ...