Letter to Baroness Ashton: Foreign Affairs Council must ensure that the transfer of equipment used f

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Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

09/05/2014 – Ahead of the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) on Monday 12 May, Amnesty International calls on you to ensure that, in line with previous FAC decisions, all transfers of equipment that can be used for “internal repression” will remain suspended to Egypt and Ukraine until the relevant authorities have taken appropriate measures to address the concerns which have led to the suspensions.