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(15/11/2016) CAR: EU donors must prioritize accountability European Union (EU) member states and all donors attending the Brussels Conference for the Central African ... New “Refugees Welcome Index” shows government refugee policies out of touch with public From 8 to 14 September 2015, 1000s of people across Europe stoop up and took action to say ‪#‎RefugeesWelcome‬, urging EU leaders to give people fleeing bombs and persecution safe passage and protection. ©Amnesty International New “Refugees Welcome Index” shows government refugee policies out of touch with public The vast majority of people (80%) would welcome refugees with open arms, with many even prepared to take them into their own homes, according to a global survey commissioned by Amnesty International. (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 ... (24/11/2014) DRC: Belgian mining giant lied over bulldozing homes A Belgian mining company, Groupe Forrest International, has consistently lied about the bulldozing of ... (22/10/2014) Netherlands: Forced returns of Somalis to al-Shabaab areas can amount to ... The Netherlands’ repeated attempts to forcibly return Somalis to areas controlled by the Islamist armed ... (04/04/2014) Central African Republic: Chad troop withdrawal must not block ... (04 April 2014) Yesterday’s surprise announcement by the Chadian Minister for Foreign Affairs that Chad ... (02/04/2014) EU and African leaders must not fail the people of Central African Republic (2 April 2014)The European Union (EU)’s deployment of up to 1,000 troops must only be the beginning of the ... (05/03/2014) Proposed EU law will not keep conflict resources out of Europe, ... (Brussels, 5 March 2014) A law proposed by the European Commission on responsible sourcing of minerals is ...