Human rights organizations call to strengthen the European Commission position on dual-use recast
The letter calls on the Commission to enact strong uniform rules across the Union so that surveillance vendors are prevented from “licence shopping” among the states with weaker implementation of current export controls rules.
EU: Leak reveals states are ready to put human rights defenders at risk to protect surveillance industry
The European Parliament is fighting to strengthen the rules for surveillance trade
European Parliament adopts strong position on surveillance export controls to protect human rights
Case study: Denmark and the failure of EU export controls
Denmark’s decision shows what’s rotten in the state of EU export controls.
Open NGO Letter to EU Member States and Institutions Regarding the Export of Surveillance Equipment
EU-made electronic surveillance equipment is still exported to authoritarian countries. We strongly urge all EU member states to safeguard human rights.
Civil society coalition calls for stronger EU export controls of surveillance technologies with clear exemptions for security research
The coalition urges stronger safeguards for human rights in export control, as well as clear exemptions to protect security research.