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September 7, 2012

The sinking of a boat carrying migrants towards the southern Italian island of Lampedusa underscores why European Union governments need to do more to rescue and assist destitute people who arrive...

Press Release
July 9, 2012

The Russian government's decision to halt new arms deals with the Syrian government, while continuing to honor existing contracts, is at best a feeble move.

Press Release
June 19, 2012

A new Amnesty International report documents how Cyprus locks away hundreds of irregular migrants each year, breaching international obligations.

Press Release
June 13, 2012

In a new report, S.O.S. Europe, Amnesty International calls on E.U. governments to respect the rights of migrants and stop exposing them to danger on Europe's borders.

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