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EU policy on human rights

(14/09/2018) Myanmar: Human Rights NGOs call for robust EU action for justice 14/09/2018 - Since October 2016, the Myanmar security forces have driven more than 810,000 Rohingya women, men and children into Bangladesh as a result of successive operations in northern Rakhine State marked by crimes under international law. Security forces killed thousands of Rohingya women, men, and children, raped hundreds of Rohingya women and girls and burned several hundred villages to the ground. Human rights violations, including systematic discrimination and segregation, are ongoing against the Rohingya who remain in Rakhine State, and have forced more than 13,000 Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh since the beginning of 2018. (09/07/2018) EU | On anniversary of crackdown, strong stance on human rights in China ... 09/07/2018 - In high-level dialogues around the third anniversary of China’s ‘July 9 Crackdown’, the European Union must press the Chinese government for the release of detained activists, say human rights groups (17/04/2018) Comparison of the 4th Rule of Law Recommendation presented by the ... 17/04/2018 - Comparison of the 4th Rule of Law Recommendation presented by the European Commission on 20th December 2017 and the amendments proposed by the government of Poland (19/02/2018) No more “business as usual”: Scale of ongoing Myanmar human rights crisis ... 19/02/2018 - The deteriorating human rights and humanitarian situation in Myanmar warrants a strong and unified response from the European Union (EU) and its member states at several crucial opportunities in the coming weeks. (21/11/2017) Shaping Partnership to Deliver on Human Rights Obligations 21/11/2017 - As European Union (EU) and African Union (AU) leaders meet for the 5th EU-AU Summit on 29-30 November 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Amnesty International calls on AU and EU leaders to place human rights at the centre of their discussions. The Summit is proclaimed to be a critical opportunity for leaders of the two continents to respond to the “evolving context and reshape and deepen the Africa-EU partnership.” Several key issues are expected to be on the agenda including security, conflict and peace-building, governance and democracy as well as migration and youth. (17/11/2015) As violence escalates, the EU must do more for Burundi’s Human Rights ... 17/11/2015 - Amnesty International is calling on the EU to boost its political engagement for human rights defenders, journalists and civil society at risk in Burundi, in line with the EU Guidelines on Human Rights Defenders. (01/10/2015) European Commission Colloquium on Fundamental Rights Civil society ... 01/10/2015 - The following joint statement lists concrete recommendations for both EU institutions and Member States. We call upon the European Commission and Member States to ensure the event puts forward concrete recommendations that will be followed up by all relevant parties. (18/12/2014) Czech Republic: Allegations of excessive use of force by the police must ... 18/12/2014 - Amnesty International calls on the Czech authorities to promptly and thoroughly investigate the circumstances of the dispersal of an assembly and allegations of unnecessary and excessive use of force by the riot police during a demonstration in Prague on 13 December.