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S&Ds: Moria is a shameful chapter in Europe’s migration policy that must never be repeated

In a plenary debate in the European Parliament, the S&D Group will call for urgent, humanitarian solutions to respond to last week’s devastating fires

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S&Ds: Hands off Dr. Mukwege. We have the moral duty to ensure protection and call for justice in Congo DRC

Following the call put forward last week by Dr. Mukwege during an exchange of views in the subcommittee on human rights (DROI), and on an initiative

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S&Ds denounce conservatives and liberals for rejecting sanctions for non-respect of EU arms export rules

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament denounce the conservatives and the liberals for demonstrating double standards on the

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Brave women of Belarus are S&Ds’ nominees for the 2020 Sakharov Prize

Today, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament announced the brave Belarusian women, led by Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Maria Kolesnikova

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S&Ds call for accountability in Chovanec’s death and for EU action to fight structural right-wing xenophobia

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are shocked by the images and press reports about the death of 38 year old Slovakian citizen Jozef


Black lives matter! Iratxe García in plenary

“I can’t breathe.” The words of George Floyd as he was killed. These words were not only the cry of one man; these were the cries of all those

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S&D: Covid-19 is another urgent reason for the immediate release of all prisoners of conscience

At the initiative of the Socialists and Democrats, the subcommittee on human rights in the European Parliament held today a remote exchange of views

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S&Ds condemn the decision by Russia to ban the European Endowment for Democracy on its territory

Socialists and Democrats condemn the decision by Russian authorities to include the European Endowment for Democracy (EED), in their list of

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S&Ds witness deeply concerning conditions in camps on Bosnian border

S&D MEPs took part in a mission to Croatia and Bosnia to assess the situation of refugees living in very precarious conditions in camps on the Bosnian

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China must release Ilham Tohti, Sakharov Prize 2019 laureate, and close the ‘re-education camps’ for Uyghur’s minority. We are ready for targeted sanctions

Socialists and Democrats call on the Chinese authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Ilham Tohti, an economist fighting for the rights