The EU must not fail the people of Ukraine by sacrificing human rights to political expediency, and must prioritise human rights in their relations. In particular, Amnesty International calls on the EU to insist on progress being made to combat impunity for torture and other ill-treatment and discrimination, and to protect the rights to freedom of assembly association and expression throughout Ukraine.(14/09/2012) Opinion on the EASO COI Report “Afghanistan: Taliban Strategies – ... 14/09/2012 - Amnesty International welcomes the decision of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) to produce a Country of Origin Information report on Afghanistan to support the EU member states in their decisions when assessing application of asylum seekers from Afghanistan. In light of the growing number of Afghan asylum seekers in Europe, it is important that the EU member states understand the specific risks facing Afghans so that more informed and coherent decisions on granting or rejecting asylum of Afghan asylum seekers can be made. (13/07/2012) Letter to Ashton on AI report - Shattered lives: Torture and ... 13/07/2012 -
The report offers disturbing evidence of the various torture methods the security forces use and details how police intimidation and corruption contribute to a climate of impunity.
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