EU Trade Chief Cecilia Malmstrom also said that she is preparing a target list of American products it will hit with punitive tariffs if the Trump administration goes through with its threat to impose duties on European auto imports
Human Rights Watch says people around the world are confronting the abuses of autocrats and pushing back against intolerant populists. In its annual report, the advocacy group says 2018 saw growing opposition to authoritarian trends in Western democracies, as well as countries with traditionally controlling governments. And as VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports, groups often organized to support the rights of people in other countries.
Human rights group Amnesty International has described as shameful the decision by several European states to block NGO migrant rescue ships from docking in their ports. The group says Europe's migrant policy is putting lives in danger, both at sea and in Libya, where most of the asylum seekers set out to try to reach Europe. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.