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Pittella: Cyprus reunification is an historical duty and will demonstrate that coexistence of different cultures in Europe is needed and is possible, no more walls in Europe, European principles and values,

The solution to the Cyprus problem should be in line with the EU's principles and values

Gianni Pittella, leader of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, will pay an official visit to Cyprus from 22 to 23 March for a series of meetings with the state and political leadership of...
Eritrean authorities must end detention of innocent civilians, say S&Ds, ongoing human-rights violations, #Africa, Norbert Neuser, European Development Fund (EDF), National Indicative Programme (NIP), Dawit Isaak, Marita Ulvskog,

Eritrean authorities must end detention of innocent civilians, say S&Ds

Following a discussion on the human-rights situation in Eritrea during the European Parliament's plenary session in Strasbourg, S&D MEPs expressed their concern about ongoing human-rights...
Gianni Pittella: Turkish government must respect pluralism and return to dialogue, leader of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtaş, Kurdish political party of Turkey, human rights, peace process, S&D MEP Kati Piri, rule of law,

Gianni Pittella: Turkish government must respect pluralism and return to dialogue

Following an exchange of views with the leader of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtaş, during today's Group meeting in the European Parliament, S&D president Gianni Pittella...
Fundamental rights are under threat in Poland and across the EU, Istanbul Convention on preventing violence against women, Birgit Sippel, Péter Niedermüller, LGBTI individuals, anti-gypsyism, roma, migrants and asylum seekers,

S&Ds call for dialogue and diversity for more tolerant and open societies

Today in Strasbourg, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on 'The role of intercultural dialogue, cultural diversity and education in promoting EU fundamental values'. The adopted resolution...
S&Ds urge FC Bayern Munich to wake up to human rights situation in Qatar, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Norbert Neuser, Elena Valenciano, Marc Tarabella,

S&Ds urge FC Bayern Munich to wake up to human rights situation in Qatar

After the S&D's criticism last December concerning FC Bayern Munich holding a winter football training camp in Qatar, chairman and former famous football player Karl-Heinz Rummenigge felt...