John Dalhuisen - Amnesty International


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In several cases, the actions of national police and civil guard officers involved excessive and unnecessary use of force and the dangerous use of riot control equipment, injuring hundreds of peaceful
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Oct 04 2017
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which John Dalhuisen is associated, including Hungary, European Union, and refugee. Most recently, John Dalhuisen has been quoted saying: “This is a defining moment for civil society in Turkey and its a defining moment for the international community in its relationship with Turkey. These relationship need to change and our colleagues the human rights community in Turkey they need to be released and they need to be supported.” in the article Protests in Brussels as Turkish foreign minister visits EU's Mogherini. An other article where John Dalhuisen has been quoted is Anger over Turkey's detention of Amnesty activists.
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Nov 02 2016 - Kremlin

This bizarre claim is simply not

Sep 27 2016 - Human Rights

European leaders need to get organized not 'Orbanized'. Their failure to robustly challenge Hungary's breaches of EU law will strengthen the hand of xenophobes and

Sep 27 2016 - Refugees

His attempts to deliberately prevent refugees and migrants from reaching Hungary have been accompanied by an ever more disturbing pattern of attacks on them and the international safeguards designed to protect them. Appalling treatment and labyrinthine asylum procedures are a cynical ploy to deter asylum-seekers from Hungary's ever more militarized

Aug 26 2016 - Burka

By overturning a discriminatory ban that is fuelled by and is fuelling prejudice and intolerance, today's decision has drawn an important line in the

Jul 24 2016

Reports of abuse including beatings and rape in detention are extremely alarming, especially given the scale of detentions that we have seen in the past week. The grim details that we have documented are just a snapshot of the abuses that might be happening in places of

Jul 18 2016

The sheer number of arrests and suspensions since Friday is alarming. Cracking down on dissent and threatening to bring back the death penalty are not

Apr 02 2016 - Refugees

Related Coverage"In their desperation to seal their borders, EU leaders have wilfully ignored the simplest of facts: Turkey is not a safe country for Syrian refugees and is getting less safe by the

Oct 13 2015

They have seized railway stations, refused to give fingerprints, failed to cooperate, and are unwilling to go to places where they would get food, water, accommodation and medical care. They have rebelled against Hungarian legal

Oct 13 2015 - Human Rights

Hungary is effectively transforming itself into a refugee protection zone, with blatant disregard for its human rights obligations and the obvious need to work with other EU and Balkan countries to find collective, humane solutions to the current

Jul 30 2015

This situation is simply untenable – countries in Europe's borderlands are facing an unprecedented flow of migrants and asylum-seekers, but passing them from pillar to post is not a solution and does not absolve countries like Hungary and Serbia of their legal

Feb 13 2015

This new tragedy realises our worst fears about the end of Italy's Mare Nostrum search-and-rescue operation and exposes the predictable consequences of the European Union's failure to provide an adequate replacement. The humanitarian crisis that sparked the need for Mare Nostrum has not gone away. With people continuing to flee war and persecution, EU member states must stop burying their heads in the sand whilst hundreds keep dying at

Feb 13 2015

It's a simple equation – as the number of people taking this perilous sea route goes up and the resources put into search and rescue go down, more people will

Apr 29 2014

The people carrying out these push-backs are state agents. As such, the Greek authorities bear full responsibility for their actions. The authorities must openly acknowledge and ensure an end to the illegal and often dangerous practice of

Apr 29 2014 - Refugees

The treatment of refugees and migrants at Greece's borders is deplorable. Too often, instead of finding sanctuary, they are met with violence and intimidation. There are cases where they have been stripped naked, had their possessions stolen, and even held at gunpoint before being pushed back across the border to

Mar 10 2014 - Crimea

Attempting to monitor the human rights situation in Crimea has become a near impossible

Jun 14 2013

They represent a sorry attempt by the government to bolster its popularity by pandering to the most reactionary elements of Russian society – at the expense of fundamental rights and the expression of individual

Dec 08 2011

The authorities are caught between needing to give some oxygen to this protest movement and having rights that need to be respected and the desire to show that they are still fundamentally the authorities in control and nothing is for

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