Ahead of the EU-Japan Summit, and following Japan’s rejection of key recommendations made in the 14th session of the Universal Periodic Review related to the death penalty, the daiyo kangoku substitute detention system, and justice for survivors of Japan’s military sexual slavery system, Amnesty International calls on the EU to press Japan to address its serious human rights failings. We particularly urge you to raise the following concerns.(11/01/2013) Letter to Ashton on AI letter on human rights abuses in Pakistan's Tribal ... 11/01/2013 -
A key driver of impunity for state and non-state perpetrators of human rights abuses is the constitutional exclusion of the courts and Parliament from the Tribal Areas.(25/10/2012) Letter to Ashton on violent forced evictions in China 25/10/2012 -
A new Amnesty International report, Standing Their Ground: Thousands face violent eviction in China (available here). It documents how forced evictions have become a routine occurrence in China, representing a major violation of China’s international human rights obligations.(10/07/2012) Letter to Ashton: EU must urge Pakistan to strengthen efforts to promote ... 10/07/2012 -
Pakistan’s human rights situation remains poor, and security and intelligence officials are often complicit in violations.(24/05/2012) EU must urge Sri Lanka to end impunity and arbitrary detentions 24/05/2012 -
We call on the European Union to implement its clear commitment under the EU Guidelines on International Humanitarian Law to combat impunity and the EU Guidelines on Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
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