John Dalhuisen - Amnesty International

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Threadbare attempts to disguise this law as being necessary to protect national security cannot hide its real purpose: to stigmatize, discredit and intimidate critical NGOs and hamper their vital work.feedback
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Jun 13 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 latest assault on civil society, is aimed at silencing critical voices within the country, has ominous echoes of Russian's draconian 'foreign agents' law and is a dark day for Hungary.” in the article In Anti-Soros Feud, Hungary Adopts Rules on Foreign-Financed Groups. An other article where John Dalhuisen has been quoted is Amnesty slams lasting, forced displacement of Turkey's Kurds.
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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 day.feedback

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 order.feedback

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 crisis.feedback

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 obligations.feedback

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 sea.feedback

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 die.feedback

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 push-backs.feedback

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 Turkey.feedback

Mar 10 2014 - Crimea

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

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 identities.feedback

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 changing.feedback

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