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European Union Member States Armed conflict

Open letter on EU and several European states’ concerning decision to suspend and review of funding to Palestinian and Israeli NGOs

In an open letter, Amnesty International and 99 other civil society organisations express serious concern at the EU and several European states‘ decision to suspend or review their funding to Palestinian and Israeli civil society organisations. We the undersigned are writing to you to raise...
Europe and Central Asia EU external relations

EU: Amnesty International France and Omega researchers discover marketing of illegal law enforcement equipment and other inherently abusive equipment in Paris

An Amnesty International France and Omega Research Foundation investigative team discovered Chinese companies marketing illegal law enforcement equipment capable of inflicting torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, at Milipol, a military and police trade fair taking...
Europe and Central Asia Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Joint statement regarding Türkiye’s treatment of LGBTI+ people and human rights defenders, following the publication of the European Commission’s 2023 Enlargement Package

The LGBTI+ community in Türkiye is increasingly the target of discrimination, intimidation and violence, said the European Commission in its 2023 Enlargement Package published last week. It also points out that the activities of LGBTI+ organisations continue to be unduly restricted, LGBTI+ people...
European Union Member States Asylum and migration

NGOs call on EU leaders to centre human rights in discussions on EU-Tunisia cooperation and the external dimension of migration at European Council

Amnesty International, EuroMed Rights and Human Rights Watch shared a letter with President of the European Council Charles Michel and EU Heads of States and Governments ahead of the 26-27 October meeting of the European Council. The 26 and 27 October 2023 European Council’s strategic discussion on...
European Union Member States Armed conflict

Israel/OPT: Urgent EU action needed on the humanitarian and human rights crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Israel

Amnesty International shared a letter with High Representative Josep Borrell and EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs ahead of the 23 October Foreign Affairs Council meeting in relation to the ongoing fighting in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, in particular the humanitarian and human...