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13 Oct 2020

S&D Group Africa Week 2020

We are pleased to announce that the 4th edition of our Africa Week Initiative will take place from Tuesday 13 to Thursday 15 October 2020. More

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S&Ds ask for targeted sanctions for human rights violators in Azerbaijan

S&D Group vice-president, Kati Piri, reacts to unsettling developments on human rights in Azerbaijan: “We are alarmed by credible reports of severe

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We must never forget! 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide

Today, the European Parliament commemorated the victims of the Srebrenica genocide. More than 8000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were deliberately

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Unilateral actions by Turkey endanger peace and security in the Eastern Mediterranean

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament support the call of the EU High Representative Josep Borrell for dialogue between all sides to

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Ahead of the presidential elections in Belarus, the S&Ds call on Lukashenka to stop the crackdown on his opponents

One month ahead of the presidential elections in Belarus, the European Parliament today held a debate on the political situation in this neighbour

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S&Ds condemn China’s move to strengthen its grip on Hong Kong

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament condemn today’s adoption by China of a highly controversial national security law, a move that

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S&Ds: EU member states should step up efforts supporting Syrian people, but no normalisation with Assad regime

As the EU-UN conference on Syria is taking place today in Brussels, the Socialists and Democrats urge EU member states for ambitious pledges for the

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S&Ds: The new Serbian parliament is a mockery of democracy, this has impact on the enlargement process

Following the parliamentary elections in Serbia, the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament calls upon EU member states to not open

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S&Ds denounce Venezuelan crack-down on democratic parties

Reacting to the latest developments in Venezuela, where the Supreme Court of Justice announced the suspension of the national leadership of Acción

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S&Ds: EU must increase pressure on China in order to support Hong Kong

Reacting to the unilateral decision by Beijing to introduce a national security legislation in Hong Kong, the Socialist and Democrats will support