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Nicaragua to stop repression - people in street demonstrating

S&Ds urge the government of Nicaragua to stop repression against its citizens

Police repression to diffuse citizens’ mobilisation against the reform of social security proposed by the government of Nicaragua has left at least 30 dead over the weekend. The S&D Group in the...
Gun and do not kill journalists

The EU must do more to support investigative journalists

The European Parliament today passed a resolution on the protection of investigative journalists, following the murder of Ján Kuciak and his partner Martina Kušnírová in Slovakia. The resolution...
Scene from Gaza with big letters GAZA over it

S&Ds successfully pushed the European Parliament to condemn the killings at the Gaza border

The Socialists and Democrats played a leading role in adopting today a resolution by the European Parliament to condemn the killings and the injuring of many Palestinians by the Israeli army at the...
Filipino people holding signs says stop the killings

S&Ds: Philippines must stop killings under the pretext of drug war

On the initiative of the S&D Group, the European Parliament called today on the government of the Philippines to immediately put an end to the extrajudicial killings in the pretext of a ‘war on...
Words about victims of violence and crime

S&Ds call on Commission and member states to show they are serious about protecting victims of violence

Speaking after a debate and vote on the implementation report on the European Protection Order, Soraya Post, MEP and S&D spokesperson on human rights said: “It is shameful that although tens of...
Iraq's Flag in blue sky

S&Ds take the lead in the EP on reaching out to Iraq

The S&D Group conducted the first official parliamentary delegation from the EP to Iraq since previous legislatures. During a two-day mission, the S&D members visited Fallujah, which was...
Migration - trext - opening our eyes and our hearts

Migration is a global issue - EU must support UN work on global rules

The European Parliament today backed a resolution supporting the work of the United Nations to create compacts on safe, orderly and regular migration and on refugees. S&D Group vice-president...
North South Korea flags

Strong pressure and sanctions on North Korea allow for cautious optimism

Ahead of two key events: the inter-Korean summit later this month and a North Korean-US summit in May, the European Parliament debated tonight the efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. Victor...