23/05/2013Today sees the launch of Amnesty International’s global annual report which charts the state of human rights worldwide. It reveals a range of policies in EU countries which expose migrants and minorities to human rights violations.
23/04/2013Presenting a petition bearing over 70,000 signatures, Amnesty International will tomorrow urge the European Union and the governments of its 27 member states to stop exposing people to danger on Europe’s coasts and borders. The appeal targets Members of the European Parliament, and challenges them to do their duty as watchdog, by holding governments and institutions to account for how they treat the migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers who arrive at EU frontiers.
16/04/2013Join us to witness the triumphant arrival of our 'migrant boat' on the shores of the European Parliament! We'll be delivering Amnesty International’s SOS Europe petition which contains over 50,000 signatures. These thousands of ordinary people are urging Members of the European Parliament to do their duty as watchdog and hold governments and institutions to account for how they treat the migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers who arrive at EU frontiers.
16/01/2013As violence in Syria escalates, leading NGOs have urged European Union justice and home affairs ministers to act now to help refugees fleeing Syria.
18/12/2012Where the people of Europe are preparing for the seasonal festivities, migrants and asylum-seekers fleeing from the world’s trouble spots, have considerably less to look forward to. An Amnesty International report, released today, International Migrants’ Day, illustrates the continuing vulnerability of migrants in Europe.
13/11/2012Amnesty International has called on the European Union to ensure that any co-operation with Libya on migration and asylum fully respects the rights of asylum-seekers, refugees and migrants.
23/05/2013 For each rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, Amnesty International asks the presidency to commit itself to advancing human rights within the EU and worldwide. We also seek the presidency’s active ...
23/05/2013 This is part of a special ‘People on the Move’ series, highlighting the human rights violations faced by migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers in every part of the world. These profiles are being published around the launch ...