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Maynmar genocide

There must not be impunity for genocide against Rohingya minority in Myanmar

Socialists and Democrats are appalled by the findings of the UN investigators' report on the violence against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar that explicitly recognises what happened as genocide...
Srebrenica memorial

Srebrenica was the first genocide of post 1945 Europe and we will not accept anybody denying it

Socialist and Democrats are outraged to learn that the leader of Bosnia’s Serbs in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Milorad Dodik, denied that genocide was committed in Srebrenica and last week called for the...
The European Parliament has shown the way for the next Commission migration agenda.

Udo Bullmann: EU policy solutions on migration revolve around solidarity

Ahead of the EU member states discussions next week and again at end of August on combating refugee smuggling and preventing loss of lives in the Mediterranean, S&D Group president, Udo Bullman,...

Silicon Valley is embracing EU's leadership in data protection and privacy, say S&D MEPs

A delegation of S&D MEPs travelled to the United States this week to meet leading digital and hi-tech players in Silicon Valley, and to discuss how best to meet the challenges and opportunities...
Donald Trump US flag

Strong transatlantic dialogue with progressive forces is more important than ever

A high-ranking S&D delegation just concluded its four-day visit to Washington DC. The delegation, composed of MEPs Victor Boștinaru, Tanja Fajon, Maria João Rodrigues, Jeppe Kofod, Knut...
Israel and EU flags on wall

S&Ds protest against Nation State and Breaking the Silence Laws in Israel

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament protest against the controversial Nation State Law adopted by Knesset today, declaring Israel the nation state of the Jewish people with Hebrew as...
S&D Group: Visa liberalisation for Kosovo, Ukraine and Georgia – Better late than never!, S&D vice-president Knut Fleckenstein, responsible for foreign affairs, neighbourhood policy and enlargement,

Kosovo has done its homework - citizens deserve to freely travel to Europe

S&D Group welcomes today’s European Commission announcement that Kosovo has made sufficient progress with regards to the fight against corruption and organised crime, and should now be granted a...
EU Flag : S&D Group: "We will support Jean-Claude Juncker if he respects our policy programme for change"

S&Ds president Udo Bullmann: We will not allow our values to be undermined by people like Trump and Putin

"The US and the Russian President have a lot in common: they both try to sell a meeting without concrete results as a success, and they have both become a risk to Europe – Trump with his...