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freedom of the media and freedom of expression, . Turkey

S&Ds condemn Erdoğan's attack on press in Turkey

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament censured President Erdoğan's violent response to critical media organisations – and more generally against freedom of expression in Turkey. His...
Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the two-state solution

S&Ds lead call for recognition of Palestine

Following the large vote of the European Parliament in favour of the resolution for the recognition of the Palestinian state, the Socialists and Democrats Group stressed the importance of this...
“Commission’s proposal on tax transparency is a good start, but more is needed” say S&Ds

First good results on tax evasion but the Commission must now deliver

S&D Euro MPs today welcomed the European Commission's commitment to present an action plan to fight tax evasion and tax fraud which costs EU member states €1 trillion each year. S&D Group...
Turkey can emerge stronger if it defends pluralism and justice

Pittella: Erdogan is leading Turkey in the wrong direction, faraway from Europe

After over 32 journalists have been arrested in police raids on a leading newspaper and TV station, among them the editor-in-chief of Zaman newspaper and the chairman of Samanyolu TV, the president...
Commission must act now on tax avoidance or lose S&D support

Commission must act now on tax avoidance or lose S&D support

Following the release of new information on the #LuxLeaks scandal, which reveals more on unfair tax practices, the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament today urged the European...
Gianni Pittella – Our partnership with Fatah to stop the violence and bring peace for Palestine and Israel

Gianni Pittella – Our partnership with Fatah to stop the violence and bring peace for Palestine and Israel

The president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella, signed a partnership agreement with Fatah this morning. He met with Nabil Shaath, senior Palestinian...