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#HumanRights: #Maldives, #Sudan and #Uganda

#HumanRights: #Maldives, #Sudan and #Uganda

| March 19, 2018

MEPs have called for the respect of human rights in the Maldives, the ending of torture practises on detainees in Sudan and of ‘mercy killings’ in Uganda. MEPs urge the Maldives government to immediately lift the state of emergency, release all persons arbitrarily detained and ensure the proper functioning of Parliament and judiciary. They are […]

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#Maldives ‘The holding of unfair elections may lead to EU sanctions against the Maldives’ warns MEP Howitt

#Maldives ‘The holding of unfair elections may lead to EU sanctions against the Maldives’ warns MEP Howitt

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Urgent inter-party talks should start to address democratic shortcomings in the Maldives or the country will be unable to hold free elections and the European Union will be forced to consider sanctions, says the Socialist and Democrat Group spokesperson on foreign affairs Richard Howitt. The Labour MEP was speaking at an official press conference today […]

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