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Two years after the Rana Plaza tragedy, Bangladesh textile factories are far from humane

S&Ds call on the European Commission to demand better working conditions in Bangladesh

Five years ago, the world watched with great shock at the images of the collapsed clothing factory Rana Plaza in Bangladesh. The European Commission gave the government of Bangladesh a deadline to...
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Modern-day child slavery in Haiti must end, say S&Ds

The European Parliament today backed a resolution put forward by the Socialists and Democrats, which strongly condemns modern-day child slavery in Haiti. Under a traditional practice known as ‘...
S&Ds: The Congolese cannot wait any longer

S&Ds: The Congolese cannot wait any longer

In the face of the dramatic political and humanitarian situation in which the Democratic Republic of Congo is plunged, today the European Parliament – on the initiative of the S&D Group – has...
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S&Ds condemn the freezing of funding to UNRWA by the Trump administration

The S&D Group strongly protests against the announcement of the US administration to freeze 65 million USD budget support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the UN agency...
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S&Ds: EU must increase its efforts and commitment for stabilisation in Libya

In light of the upcoming discussion later on this evening in the European Parliament’s plenary session on the situation of migrants in Libya, S&D Group vice-president Elena Valenciano MEP said: "...

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