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European Parliament backs direct funding for NGOs fighting to protect democracy

The European Parliament today backed the creation of a European Values Instrument to support civil society organisations that promote fundamental values such as democracy and the rule of law in the...
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S&Ds: Philippines must stop killings under the pretext of drug war

On the initiative of the S&D Group, the European Parliament called today on the government of the Philippines to immediately put an end to the extrajudicial killings in the pretext of a ‘war on...
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S&Ds call on Commission and member states to show they are serious about protecting victims of violence

Speaking after a debate and vote on the implementation report on the European Protection Order, Soraya Post, MEP and S&D spokesperson on human rights said: “It is shameful that although tens of...
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S&Ds take the lead in the EP on reaching out to Iraq

The S&D Group conducted the first official parliamentary delegation from the EP to Iraq since previous legislatures. During a two-day mission, the S&D members visited Fallujah, which was...
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Make them say what they pay - European Council must finally act for tax transparency of multinational companies

The S&D Group today demanded that the European Council explains its failure to prepare a position on laws that will ensure corporate tax transparency for multinational companies in Europe. The...
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S&Ds tighten up rules to prevent another Dieselgate scandal

In response to the Dieselgate scandal, which had revealed serious loopholes in the system set up for approving and surveilling new cars, the Socialists and Democrats had taken the lead in tightening...