Europe et Asie centrale

EU must close all loopholes in the torture trade - 29 juillet 2014

Headline Title:  EU must close all loopholes in the torture trade The European Union (EU) must urgently strengthen its laws to enable member states to immediately ban the trade in new devices and technologies that have no practical  use other than to torture The European Union (EU) must urgently strengthen its laws to enable member states to immediately ban the trade in new devices and technologies that have no practical  use other than to torture, ill-treat or execute individuals. Media Node:  Tools of torture Twitter Tag:  ControlArms “The recently reviewed European regulations against the trade in torture tools are ground-breaking and unique in the world but loopholes remain. ” Source:  Brian Wood, Arms Control, Security Trade and Human Rights Project Manager at Amnesty International. “This is an important first step in a long delayed overhaul of EU trade controls. The EU experts meeting today now have an opportunity to better protect people throughout the world from torture and death penalty technologies by closing specific known loopholes in EU law and ensure European companies are not complicit in the despicable abuses that these tools are used for. ” Source:  Dr Michael Crowley, Research Associate at the Omega Research Foundation. URL:  No more delays: Putting an end to the EU trade in "tools of torture" Description:  Report, 29 June 2012. URL:  Europe: From words to deeds: Making the EU ban on the trade in 'tools of torture' a reality Description:  Report, 17 March 2010. URL:  European Union: Stopping the Trade in Tools of Torture Description:  Report, 27 February 2007.

Les politiques de l'UE en matière d'immigration mettent en danger la vie et les droits d’êtres humains - 9 juillet 2014

Headline Title:  UE. Politiques migratoires dangereuses   Dans leur détermination à verrouiller leurs frontières, l’Union européenne et ses États membres mettent en danger la vie et les droits fondamentaux des réfugiés et des migrants, écrit Amnesty International dans un nouveau rapport rendu public mercredi 9 juillet. Media Node:  EU_FR En un coup d'œil:  - À la fin de l’année 2013, les pays accueillant le nombre le plus élevé de réfugiés étaient : le Pakistan, l’Iran, le Liban, la Jordanie, la Turquie, le Kenya, le Tchad, l’Éthiopie, la Chine et les États-Unis. - Depuis le début de la crise en Syrie en 2011, plus de 2,8 millions de Syriens ont fui leur domicile. À la fin du mois d’avril 2014, seules 96 000 personnes avaient atteint l’Europe et demandé l’asile. - En 2013, 48 % de l’ensemble des personnes ayant franchi illégalement une frontière et 63 % de celles qui étaient arrivées de manière irrégulière par voie maritime en Europe venaient de Syrie, d’Érythrée, d’Afghanistan et de Somalie, des pays ravagés par le conflit et par des violations des droits humains de grande ampleur. - En l’espace de seulement deux semaines en octobre 2013, plus de 400 personnes ont perdu la vie lors de deux naufrages dans la Méditerranée au large de l’île italienne de Lampedusa. Twitter Tag:  SOSEurope “L’efficacité des mesures de l’UE pour endiguer le flux de migrants irréguliers et de réfugiés est, à tout le moins, contestable. Parallèlement, le coût en termes de vies humaines et de détresse est incalculable, et vient frapper des personnes parmi les plus vulnérables au monde. ” Source:  John Dalhuisen, directeur du programme Europe et Asie centrale d’Amnesty International URL:  Le coût humain de la forteresse Europe Description:  Lire le rapport en français (Introduction, conclusions et recommandations). URL:  Forteresse Europe Description:  Faits et chiffres

US whistleblower Edward Snowden seeks to extend Russia stay

As US Edward Snowden seeks to extend his stay in Russia, Amnesty International called for effective international protection for whistleblowers As US Edward Snowden seeks to extend his stay in Russia, Amnesty International called for effective international protection for whistleblowers. 

سياسات الاتحاد الأوروبي بشأن الهجرة تعرض الأرواح والحقوق للخطر - 9 juillet 2014

Headline Title:  سياسات الاتحاد الأوروبي بشأن الهجرة تعرض الأرواح والحقوق للخطر قالت منظمة العفو الدولية، في تقرير جديد صدر اليوم، إن الاتحاد الأوروبي والدول الأعضاء فيه تعرِّض أرواح اللاجئين والمهاجرين وحقوقهم للمخاطر، بإصراره على إغلاق حدوده. قالت منظمة العفو الدولية، في تقرير جديد صدر اليوم، إن الاتحاد الأوروبي والدول الأعضاء فيه تعرِّض أرواح اللاجئين والمهاجرين وحقوقهم للمخاطر، بإصراره على إغلاق حدوده  Media Node:  EU AR Twitter Tag:  SOSEurope “فعالية تدابير الاتحاد الأوروبي لاستئصال شأفة تدفقات المهاجرين غير النظاميين واللاجئين، موضع شك أكيد، في أحسن الأحوال. بينما تظل كلفة ذلك من أرواح البشر وبؤسهم أعظم من أن يقاسا، ويدفعها بعض أشد الناس ضعفاً ومعاناة في العالم” Source:  جون دالهاوزن، مدير برنامج أوروبا وآسيا الوسطى في منظمة العفو الدولية URL:  The human cost of Fortress Europe: Human rights violations against migrants and refugees at Europe’s borders Description:  Read the Report. URL:  Fortress Europe Description:  Facts and figures

سياسات الاتحاد الأوروبي بشأن الهجرة تعرض الأرواح والحقوق للخطر

قالت منظمة العفو الدولية، في تقرير جديد صدر اليوم، إن الاتحاد الأوروبي والدول الأعضاء فيه تعرِّض أرواح اللاجئين والمهاجرين وحقوقهم للمخاطر، بإصراره على إغلاق حدوده   

Las políticas migratorias de la UE ponen en peligro vidas y derechos

En su determinación de cerrar sus fronteras, la Unión Europea y sus Estados miembros están poniendo en peligro las vidas y los derechos de las personas refugiadas y migrantes, afirma Amnistía Internacional en un nuevo informe publicado hoy por la organización. En su determinación de cerrar sus fronteras, la Unión Europea y sus Estados miembros están poniendo en peligro las vidas y los derechos de las personas refugiadas y migrantes, afirma Amnistía Inter

EU migration policies put lives and rights at risk - 9 juillet 2014

Headline Title:  EU migration policies put lives and rights at risk In their determination to seal off their borders, the European Union and its member states are putting the lives and rights of refugees and migrants at risk, Amnesty International said in a new rep In their determination to seal off their borders, the European Union and its member states are putting the lives and rights of refugees and migrants at risk, Amnesty International said in a new report today. Media Node:  EU En un coup d'œil:  At the end of 2013, the countries hosting the largest numbers of refugees were: Pakistan, Iran, Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Kenya, Chad, Ethiopia, China and the USA.Since the beginning of the crisis in Syria in 2011, more than 2.8 million Syrians have fled their homes. By the end of April 2014 only 96,000 had reached Europe and sought asylum.In 2013, 48 per cent of all irregular entrants and 63 per cent of all those arriving irregularly by sea to Europe came from Syria, Eritrea, Afghanistan and Somalia, countries torn by conflict and wide spread human rights abuses.In just two weeks in October 2013, more than 400 people lost their lives in two shipwrecks off the coast of Lampedusa, an Italian island in the Mediterranean. Twitter Tag:  SOSEurope “The effectiveness of EU measures to stem the flow of irregular migrants and refugees is, at best, questionable. Meanwhile, the cost in human lives and misery is incalculable and is being paid by some of the world’s most vulnerable people. ” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Programme Director at Amnesty International. URL:  The human cost of Fortress Europe: Human rights violations against migrants and refugees at Europe’s borders Description:  Read the Report. URL:  Fortress Europe Description:  Facts and figures

Les politiques de l'UE en matière d'immigration mettent en danger la vie et les droits d’êtres humains

Dans leur détermination à verrouiller leurs frontières, l’Union européenne et ses États membres mettent en danger la vie et les droits fondamentaux des réfugiés et des migrants, écrit Amnesty International dans un nouveau rapport rendu public mercredi 9 juillet. Dans leur détermination à verrouiller leurs frontières, l’Union européenne et ses États membres mettent en danger la vie et les droits fondamentaux des réfugiés et des migrants, écrit Amnesty Inter

EU migration policies put lives and rights at risk

In their determination to seal off their borders, the European Union and its member states are putting the lives and rights of refugees and migrants at risk In their determination to seal off their borders, the European Union and its member states are putting the lives and rights of refugees and migrants at risk, Amnesty International said in a new rep

Amnesty International report: EU puts lives of refugees fleeing conflict at risk

The European Union (EU) and member states are failing refugees fleeing conflict and putting lives at risk by focusing on fortifying their external borders rather than trying to help them find sanctuary, says Amnesty International in a new report to be published on 9 July When: Wednesday, 9 July 2014