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S&Ds call for the release of Jafar Farah, and the peaceful protesters arrested in Haifa

The S&D Group calls for the release of Jafar Farah, director of the Mossawa Center, the leading advocacy organisation of Arab citizens in Israel, and of all peaceful demonstrators. 21 people have...
Stronger rights for LGBTI people

European Parliament raises the rainbow flag but EU must do more to protect LGBTI people

On the occasion of the international day against homophobia, transphobia, and biphobia, S&D MEPs have called for greater EU action to protect LGBTI people in Europe and around the world. S&D...
The S&D Group in the European Parliament remains committed to the EU enlargement process and calls on the European Commission and the Council to fully support the European perspectives of the Western Balkan countries.

S&Ds: EU-Western Balkans Summit in Sofia must confirm a credible enlargement perspective for the region

Socialists and Democrats call on the EU heads of states to use the opportunity of the summit in Sofia to confirm a credible accession perspective for the Western Balkans countries. We must speak a...
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S&D president calls for avoiding further loss of life in Gaza

The S&D Group calls for an immediate end to violence and condemns the loss of Palestinian lives in the Gaza Strip. About 60 Palestinians were killed and more than two thousands injured amid...
Malaysia election winner 10 May 2018 Mahathir Mohamad

S&Ds congratulate the people of Malaysia on historic election outcome

Following the historic result of the parliamentary elections in Malaysia, the S&D Group in the European Parliament congratulates the opposition alliance led by former Prime Minister Mahathir...
NUCLEAR DEAL words about Iran nuclear deal

S&Ds: Trump’s decision extremely irresponsible; we have to preserve Iran Nuclear Deal

The S&D Group finds Donald Trump’s announcement to withdraw the US from the Iran Nuclear Deal extremely irresponsible. We call on the rest of the international community to remain committed to...
Nikol Pashinyan wins Armenian elections

S&D Group supports Armenia’s aspiration for a better future

Following a wave of massive protests in Armenia, linked to a perceived attempt by the hitherto political elites to continue ‘business as usual’ through major constitutional change from a presidential...
Childs hand, one world, one democracy

S&Ds: member states must act to protect child migrants

During a debate in the European Parliament in Brussels, S&D MEPs today urged EU member states to do more to protect child migrants arriving in Europe. Caterina Chinnici MEP, S&D Group...