19/12/2012As the European Union prepares to host its latest bilateral summit with Russia on Friday, Amnesty International has called on European Council President Herman Van Rompuy to raise key human rights concerns with the Russian President, Vladimir Putin.
03/10/2012Following yesterday’s adoption by the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly of a resolution urging Russia to honour its obligations and resolving to continue monitoring the country, Amnesty International has urged the Russian Government to fulfill its human rights obligations by implementing the Assembly’s calls. The organisation has also pressed the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers to send Russia an urgent political signal to stop abusing human rights.
26/06/2012Last Friday’s release of nine activists in Azerbaijan who had been jailed since last spring for holding peaceful protests against the government should not distract international attention from the continuing crackdown on free expression in the country, Amnesty International has warned.
24/05/2012As millions of Europeans eagerly anticipate Saturday’s finals of the Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, and on the day the European Parliament debates human rights in Azerbaijan, Amnesty International has appealed to all European Union institutions to condemn human rights abuses there.
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).
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 ...