As a group of international and European human rights and development organisations, we the undersigned are concerned about the deteriorating human rights and humanitarian situation in the occupied Gaza Strip. In the context of ongoing discussions on European Union (EU) joint policy towards Gaza, we call on the European Union to urge Israel to lift the unlawful closure of the Gaza Strip, and demand that all parties comply with their obligations under international law.(29/01/2014) The future of EU policies in the area of freedom, security and justice: a ... 29/01/2014 -
Amnesty International’s contribution, which builds on its longstanding human rights advocacy work at EU level,3 seeks to inform the ongoing discussions in the three EU institutions, such that human rights underline the orientation and objectives of EU policy.(18/12/2013) Public statement: European Parliament committed to strengthen business’ ... 18/12/2013 - Amnesty International welcomes today’s vote by the European Parliament’s (EP) Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) to enter legislative negotiations with the Council and Commission with a firm commitment to a mandatory framework requiring large European companies to disclose information on their environmental and human rights impact in their annual reporting.
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