Violent extremism has once again targeted the right of the people of Kenya to live in peace and freedom of religion. By attacking students in the college near Garissa, killing 147 young people and injuring many more, the terrorists showed their determination to undermine education, to provoke division between different faiths, to deprive the country of a future of economic and cultural growth, of stability and dignity for all its citizens.
We, the EU High Representative and the Foreign Minister of the I. R. of Iran, together with the Foreign Ministers of the E3+3 (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States), met from 26 March to 2nd April 2015 in Switzerland.
"The EU has repeatedly called for martial law to be lifted and the democratic process to be restored in Thailand. The replacement of martial law by Order Number 3/2015 does not bring Thailand closer to democratic and accountable government.
The impact on the civilian population, in particular on children, of the ongoing fighting between different militias, bombardments and disruption of essential services is reaching alarming proportions and exacerbating an already dire humanitarian situation.
The airstrike on the Al-Marzaq camp in Hajjah, mostly hosting displaced persons, killed and wounded a high number of civilians.
"After searches of the Crimean Tatar ATR TV premises and attacks on its journalists in the past weeks, ATR TV has been taken off air. Other Crimean Tatar media outlets have also reportedly been forced to shut down. This constitutes a blatant violation of the right to freedom of expression and is part of a wider pattern of persecution and intimidation of the Crimean Tatar community.
The EU annual reports on arms exports was published in the EU official journal on 27 March 2015. The report informs in detail on arms sales authorised by EU Member States in 2013 and on activities of the EU Council working party on conventional arms exports (COARM) in 2013 and 2014.
"The European Union has followed closely the presidential elections of 29 March 2015 in the Republic of Uzbekistan, including the pre-electoral phase, the campaign and the level of engagement of political parties and citizens.