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DON'T FINANCE PROJECTS THAT WOULD ENCOURAGE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

08.02.2018 / HRW urges EIB to abstain from providing additional financing for TAP and TANAP

We are writing to urge the European Investment Bank (EIB) to take into account the Azerbaijan government’s sustained and vicious crackdown against the country’s civil society, and link the bank’s further investment in Azerbaijan to concrete rights improvements, in compliance with the principles of EU External Action as set out in Article 21 of the EU treaty, and to ensure the EIB respects its obligations under the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights.

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