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European Parliament shows support for Hungarians' fundamental rights, reintroduction of the death penalty and increased victimisation of migrants, Birgit Sippel, Viktor Orbán, migration,immigrants, PSE Congress in Budapest,

Stop Soros legislation in Hungary is an attack on European values. EPP must finally kick out Orbán.

Following proposals submitted yesterday by the Hungarian government to the Parliament designed to crack down on NGOs and criminalise their activities, S&D Group vice-president responsible for...
Facebook-CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Udo Bullmann presses thumbs-down button on Zuckerberg-meeting in the European Parliament

Following the meeting of representatives of the European Parliament with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “This was only the start of what needs to be a thorough...
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook words behind him

Transparency battle won: S&Ds successful in push for webstreaming of meeting with Mark Zuckerberg

Following the announcement that the meeting of Facebook-CEO Mark Zuckerberg with representatives of the European Parliament will be webstreamed, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “Thanks to our...
President Maduro wins Venezuelan elections 20 May 2018

Elections have not solved the crisis in Venezuela, says S&D MEP Ramón Jáuregui

Following the presidential elections held yesterday in Venezuela, S&D MEP Ramón Jáuregui, who co-chairs the EU-Latin America Parliamentary Assembly (Eurolat), said: “Unfortunately, the elections...
Mark Zuckerberg data protection facebook scandal

S&D president calls for webstream of meeting with Facebook-CEO Zuckerberg

Following the decision of the conservative and far-right forces in the parliament to question Facebook-CEO Mark Zuckerberg behind closed doors, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann has called for the...
Stronger rights for LGBTI people

European Parliament raises the rainbow flag but EU must do more to protect LGBTI people

On the occasion of the international day against homophobia, transphobia, and biphobia, S&D MEPs have called for greater EU action to protect LGBTI people in Europe and around the world. S&D...
faded out people and words EU Trilogue #behinidcloseddoors

Progressives win fight for greater transparency in EU decision making

S&D MEPs today joined forces with other progressive groups in the European Parliament’s legal affairs committee to block conservative and liberal attempts to make EU decision making less...
Hands painted with EU flags and words happy YOUrope day

Udo Bullmann: it is time to stand up and fight for a Europe that protects people

Speaking ahead of tomorrow's Europe Day, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann, says: “68 years after the Schuman Declaration, the European Union is under attack from populists and anti-Europeans...