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European Union Introduces Parliament Recommendation on EU-India Relations;

On Thursday, 29 April 2021, the same day that it passed a monumental resolution focusing on the negative human rights implications of Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy laws, the European Union introduced another resolution recommending consideration of human rights during the expansion of the EU-India strategic partnership. The draft resolution is not exclusively focused on the issue

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European Parliament Passes Resolution in Support of Shagufta and Shafqat on Death Row in Pakistan on Blasphemy Charges.

Jubilee Campaign welcomes the European Parliament Resolution that passed today and echoes the call for the European Commission to “immediately review” the trade deal with Pakistan (GSP+) in light of the provision of the death penalty for blasphemy and the use of blasphemy laws to arbitrarily incarcerate numerous individuals. The European Parliament passes a resolution in support

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European Union Suspends Foreign Aid to Ethiopia and Eritrea Amidst Unfolding Humanitarian Crisis in Tigray

In January 2021, the European Union announced that it had suspended 88 million euros worth of financial aid to Ethiopia on a conditional basis until the nation would permit humanitarian relief organizations access into the Tigray region to offer assistance to vulnerable communities. EU diplomat Josep Borrell stated that “we are ready to help, but

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United States, European Union, and Canada Launch Multiple Sanctions against Xinjiang Entities

Earlier this week, the United States Department of the Treasury announced that its Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctioned two Chinese government authorities responsible or complicit in the human rights violations taking place in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The two individuals, who were also sanctioned by the European Union and Canada, include Wang Junzheng,

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