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persecution of Rohingya - stop killings poster

S&Ds in Myanmar and Bangladesh: persecution of Rohingya cannot remain unpunished

S&D MEPs travelled last week to Myanmar and Bangladesh to examine the human rights and humanitarian situation of the Rohingya. The Rohingya have been subject to horrific human rights abuses in...

Press point following meeting of Roberto Gualtieri MEP and UK Prime Minister Theresa May

S&D MEP Roberto Gualtieri will today meet with UK Prime Minister to talk on the latest developments on the UK leaving the EU. Mr Gualtieri is a member of the European Parliament's Brexit Steering...
Haiti child

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 ‘...
Palestinian girl in front of UNRWA logo holding palestinian flag

S&Ds welcome the strong support of European Parliament for UNRWA

The S&D Group strongly welcomes the resolution supporting the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) as adopted by the European Parliament with an...
S&D Group will only back visa liberalisation for Turkey when it meets all the requirements, migration, asylum, refugees, EuWakeUp, #EuWakeUp, Birgit Sippel,

Piri: Human rights situation in Turkey still critical. EU must speak loud and clear

The S&D Group initiated a resolution on the human rights situation in Turkey, which was adopted today by a large majority. The EP emphasizes the structural problems that exist, like the state of...
Rich Poor socio-economic inequalities - money on weighing scales

S&Ds urge Commission to take decisive actions to fight growing inequalities in Europe

At a debate on socio-economic inequalities, put on the European Parliament’s agenda by the Socialists and Democrats, acting S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann called on the EU Commission to take rapid...