Human Rights Organisations’ Response to the Adoption of the New EU Dual Use Export Control Rules

Joint Statement, March 2021

We, the undersigned organisations, welcome the positive elements adopted by the EU legislators to reform the European Union’s Dual Use Regulation aimed at preventing human rights harm resulting from digital surveillance by establishing export controls for surveillance technology exported by EU-based companies. At the same time, the overall resulting agreement is a missed opportunity for a more ambitious regulation that includes stronger protections needed to safeguard human rights and security.

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