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The S&D Group on a fact-finding mission to Israel and Palestine

Three months after US President Donald Trump announced the formal recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel, along with his decision to move the

  • Elena Valenciano MEP
  • Marie Arena MEP
  • Eugen Freund
  • Linda McAvan MEP
  • Norbert Neuser MEP
  • Soraya Post MEP
  • israel
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S&Ds call on Brazilian authorities to stop violence in Rio de Janeiro and investigate crimes against elected politicians

One week after the assassination of local councilwoman and human rights activist Marielle Franco - together with her driver Anderson Pedro Gomes -

  • MEP Francisco Assis
  • MEP Ramón Jáuregui
  • Carlos Zorrinho
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S&Ds stand side-by-side with Polish women again taking to the streets to defend their rights

Reacting to yesterday evening’s vote in the Polish parliament’s justice and human rights committee to support a ban on abortion in cases of foetal

  • women
  • Iratxe García Pérez MEP
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S&Ds urge for a swift clarification concerning search and rescue NGO Proactiva Open Arms: Solidarity cannot be a crime

Following the recent events concerning the NGO Proactiva Open Arms dedicated to the search and rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean sea, S&D Group

  • Dublin regulation
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President Duterte of the Philippines must be held accountable

The S&D Group strongly criticises the decision made by president Rodrigo Duterte to pull the Philippines out of the international criminal court (ICC)

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The European Union failed to use its leverage over Ankara

The S&D Group is disappointed by the conclusions of the European Court of Auditors report on Turkey published today, which states that EU funding to

  • S&D MEP Kati Piri
  • rule of law
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The S&Ds demand immediate ceasefire throughout Syria

As unspeakable horrors continue to take place in Eastern Ghouta and other parts of Syria, the S&D Group has pushed the European Parliament to hold a

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S&Ds call on EU governments to cease pushback against women’s rights and finally ratify Istanbul Convention

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today strongly urged the 11 EU member states that still have not ratified the Istanbul

  • women
  • MEP Iratxe García Pérez
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S&Ds: In a growing world of populism, extremism and xenophobia, the promotion of human rights is more important than ever

The S&D members of the subcommittee on human rights took part in the European Parliament delegation attending the 37th session of the United Nations

  • Francisco Assis
  • Wajid Khan
  • Liliana Rodrigues
  • social
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S&Ds call on all parties of Syrian conflict to ensure immediate ceasefire

Speaking after the bombing by Syrian government forces of the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area outside Damascus, S&D Group vice-president on foreign