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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Greece: Trial of journalist a blow to freedom of speech ...
1 November 2012

The Greek authorities must uphold the right to freedom of expression, Amnesty International said, following the prosecution of journalist Kostas Vaxevanis ...

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Don't beat protesters EU countries warned | Amnesty ...
25 October 2012

In countries across Europe, excessive use of force by police against protesters goes uninvestigated and unpunished.

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Europe: Policing demonstrations in the European Union
25 October 2012

Across the European Union, law enforcement officials are required to police demonstrations. However, their methods do not always comply with international ...

Report       EUR 01/022/2012

Greek authorities must send a strong message against cases ...
24 October 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 24 October 2012 AI Index: EUR 25/010/2012. GREEK AUTHORITIES ...

Public Statement       EUR 25/010/2012

Greece must ensure unimpeded access to asylum ...
19 October 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: EUR 25/009/2012. 19 October 2012. GREECE MUST ENSURE ...

Public Statement       EUR 25/009/2012

Greece's candidacy for election to the UN Human Rights ...
19 October 2012

In this open letter, Amnesty International urges the government of Greece to further strengthen its election pledges by including the additional elements ...

Open Letter       EUR 25/007/2012

Greece must bring an end to racist and xenophobic attacks ...
15 August 2012

Such attacks are unacceptable and the authorities must do all within their power to calm their rise.

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Greece must halt mass police crackdown on 'irregular ...
8 August 2012

A large number of the 7500 foreign nationals arrested in Athens over the last few days reported to be of Asian, African and North African origin.

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Amnesty International | Greece: New government should ...
3 July 2012

Police in Greece routinely use excessive force including chemical sprays against largely peaceful demonstrators. Despite numerous accounts of people ...

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Greece: Police violence in Greece: Not just 'isolated incidents'
3 July 2012

Human rights violations by Greek law enforcement officials include the use of excessive force against largely peaceful protesters and the ill-treatment ...

Report       EUR 25/005/2012