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Andorra: Defamation charge against activist facing trial for speaking out about women’s rights must be dropped

“I won’t stop speaking out for women’s rights” vows woman rights defender An activist who faces a potential fine after speaking about abortion rights and women’s rights at a United Nations forum, should have the defamation charge against her dropped, Amnesty International said ahead of the...
Asylum and migration

Letter to Mr. Crépeau, UN Special Rapporteur

30/10/2014 – The undersigned organizations are writing to urge you to use your mandate to make an urgent appeal to the Spanish government to withdraw proposed changes to Spanish immigration law that would facilitate summary returns from Spain’s enclaves in North Africa in violation of EU and...
Arms control

EU states must back robust Arms Trade Treaty

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE EU states must back robust Arms Trade Treaty (Brussels, 12 March 2013) Ahead of next week’s final negotiations on a global Arms Trade Treaty at the United Nations, Amnesty International has urged EU countries to back a robust treaty. “France, Germany, Italy,...