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We stand with Kaftancioglu, leading opposition figure in Turkey, against unacceptable sentence of 9 years

Today an Istanbul court sentenced the main opposition CHP (Republican People's Party) Istanbul head Canan Kaftancioglu to 9 years and 8 months in

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S&Ds: The unjustified and undemocratic decision by Turkish authorities to remove Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van mayors should be reversed

This morning the Turkish interior ministry replaced the HDP mayors of the cities of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van. State governors have been appointed in

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United States must end the separation of migrant families and stop treating asylum seekers, including children, as criminals

At the initiative of the Socialists and Democrats, the European Parliament adopted today a resolution on the situation at the US-Mexican border,

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S&Ds calls for free and fair elections to end political impasse in Venezuela

The European Parliament today voted a resolution denouncing the human rights situation in Venezuela. The Socialists and Democrats expressed their

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S&Ds welcome political understanding on EU Mercosur deal and insist on guarantees for labour rights and environmental standards

After 20 years of negotiations, the EU and Mercosur today signed a political agreement on their future Association Agreement. Reacting to this news, S

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The Sea-Watch crisis shows the urgent need to build up an EU migration policy, say Iratxe Garcia and David Sassoli

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament regret the situation of the 42 migrants who were stranded in the Mediterranean in the Sea-Watch

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Erdoğan should understand the message: In Istanbul, people have voted for democracy and better living conditions

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament congratulate all Istanbullus and the opposition CHP Party candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu who won for a

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S&Ds: Violence in Sudan must stop immediately. Dialogue is the only way towards a democratic transition and new elections

Following the deadly military crackdown on protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, which has prompted global concern, the S&Ds call for an immediate

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S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann: Orbán’s latest attack on academic freedom will not be tolerated

Following the latest reports that the Hungarian government has submitted draft legislation to Parliament that would put the Hungarian Academy of

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S&D Group will continue to support enlargement process: Albania and North Macedonia should start accession negotiations without further delay

Today, the European Commission presented in the European Parliament its annual Enlargement Package, including individual reports on the Western