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New revelations show Frontex working with Libyan Coast Guard

Revelations from a team of journalists, appears to show that the EU border Agency Frontex is coordinating with the Libyan Coast Guard to engage in illegal "pullbacks", stopping refugees and migrants from crossing the Mediterranean into Europe. The Libyan Coast Guard has been accused of multiple human rights violations. Frontex had previously claimed to the European Parliament that the border agency does not work with the Libyan Coast Guard and only informs sea rescue control centres about sea rescue cases.

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European Union
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Conference on the Future of Europe

The Presidents of the European Commission, Council and Parliament, will sign a joint declaration kicking off the process for the Conference on the Future of Europe. The Conference will be the first opportunity at comprehensive reform of the EU in more than a decade. It will include randomly selected citizens' assemblies as a key component…
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Vote to declare EU LGBTIQ Freedom Zone

Members of the European Parliament will debate a resolution to declare the European Union an LGBTIQ Freedom Zone, initiated by Greens/EFA MEP Terry Reintke, as Co-Chair of the LGBTI Intergroup in the European Parliament. LGBTIQ persons experience discrimination on a daily basis in the European Union. The resolution will be voted on Wednes…
OPINIONS
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A home for everyone is possible

And yet, right now, at least 700,000 people across Europe are sleeping rough or in homeless shelters, an increase of 70% in ten years and it continues to rise. It doesn’t have to be this way. With your help we can change it. Sign our petition
There is no plan b sign during climate march/ CC0 Markus Spiske
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Getting out of the red: The Greenhouse Gas Budget

When the European Union decided to propose a European Green Deal to try and reach the climate targets of the Paris Agreement, they had to start with one important thing: reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Commission laid out their plans and proposed their own targets. Unfortunately, the targets that have been set are not being backed …
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Climate strike

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Conflicts of interest

Our MEPs demand action on the allegations of conflicts of interest by Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis

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