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China must release Ilham Tohti, Sakharov Prize 2019 laureate, and close the ‘re-education camps’ for Uyghur’s minority. We are ready for targeted sanctions

Socialists and Democrats call on the Chinese authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Ilham Tohti, an economist fighting for the rights

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Homophobia has no place in Europe. S&Ds demand an EU LGBTI strategy to end discrimination based on sexual orientation

With the strong support of the Socialist and Democrats, today the European Parliament adopted a resolution, condemning the so called ‘LGBT ideology

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S&Ds make money work for the people and the planet in taxonomy deal

After tense moments in the Council, member states and European Parliament negotiators endorsed last night the political compromise on the world's

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S&D President Iratxe Garcia discusses the EU Green Deal with EU socialist Leaders

The #EUGreenDeal: A path we must travel to transform Europe. From the PSE leaders meeting, S&D president Iratxe García calls for action to deliver on

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COP 25: The European Green Deal presented by the Socialists and Democrats

The three Socialist leaders, Iratxe Garcia (President of the S&D Group in the European Parliament), Frans Timmermans (EU Commission Vice-President in

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The 1989 Romanian Revolution was a turning point in European history, say S&Ds

30 years after the Revolution in Romania, the event that put an end to the communist dictatorship, the European Parliament recognises its significance

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S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg - 16 to 19 December 2019

S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg - 16 to 19 December 2019

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S&Ds: COP25 ends with disappointing outcome. Our fight for fair and bold climate action goes on

After more than 10 days of intense negotiations, the COP25 in Madrid has come to an end with a very disappointing outcome and another missed

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We need the resources to match our ambition for climate neutrality, Iratxe García demands the European Council

Following the two-day meeting of national leaders in the European Council, the president of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament

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S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg - 16 to 19 December 2019

Wednesday 18 December Conclusions of the European Council meeting of 12 and 13 December 2019 “EU leaders have taken an important step forward in