Ignores Egypt Arms Embargo, Fueling Junta Killings

“Almost three years on from the mass killings that led the EU to call on its member states to halt arms transfers to Egypt, the human rights situation has actually deteriorated,”

Supporters of Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi give out flowers to policemen on Police Day in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt.

Almost half of European Union (EU) member states have flouted an EU-wide suspension on arms transfers to Egypt, risking complicity in a wave of unlawful killings, enforced disappearances and torture, Amnesty International said today. Despite the suspension imposed after hundreds of protesters were killed in a show of grossly excessive force by

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Myanmar Struggles With Slow Politcal Reform

Activists say ethnic-religious conflict remains a major problem.

It’s been roughly three years since Myanmar’s junta decided to pull its country out of the dark ages and into the modern world, but that decision is proving to be a long and difficult process, as conflict between Muslims and Buddhists continues as the country takes up the chairmanship of a southeast Asian regional body. It began when military

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