As the world marks the eleventh anniversary of the opening of the US detention centre at Guantánamo Bay, and four years since President Obama pledged to close the facility within a year of entering office, Amnesty International has challenged the European Union to increase pressure on the USA to resolve the situation.
23/05/2012Amnesty International Annual Report 2012: The State of the World’s Human Rights
16/05/2012Today the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) held a public hearing in the case El-Masri v. “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” (Macedonia).
12/04/2012Amnesty International has urged the EU to step up pressure on the USA, to hold Washington to account for its rendition and secret detention programmes.
21/03/2012Today, the International Detention Coalition launched a global campaign to end the immigration detention of children by presenting a new report “Captured Childhood” at the Human Rights Council in Geneva.
08/03/2012“The European Court of Human Rights must not be given a secondary role in the protection of human rights in Europe” says Nicolas Beger, Director of Amnesty International’s European Institutions Office.
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 ...