The new EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime lacks corruption focus

On 7th December, after years of talks and preparatory works in 2020, the European Council announced the adoption of the new EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime. This new sanction regime does not have a specific geographic focus and will allow the EU to target individuals and entities involved in serious human rights violations and abuses across Read more about The new EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime lacks corruption focus[…]

“L’Accent” speaks about CiFAR´s campaign work

This article in Catalan was published during our “Keep the Assets Frozen” campaign in early 2016, pushing the European Council to extend sanctions that froze assets deposited across the EU by Ben Ali and Mubarak. One of our members, Laila describes the challenges of asset recovery and how CiFAR contributes to the successful return of Read more about “L’Accent” speaks about CiFAR´s campaign work[…]

Why do we campaign for the EU to keep assets frozen?

Between January and March this year, CiFAR campaigned for the EU to keep the assets of the former rulers of Egypt and Tunisia and their families frozen. We were speaking about the decision of the EU in 2011 to issue orders, requiring all EU countries (member states) to identify assets owned by named people and Read more about Why do we campaign for the EU to keep assets frozen?[…]