Human Rights

Mediterranean migration crisis

MEPs call for European governments to do more sea rescue

The European Parliament today debated the ongoing crisis involving refugees in the Mediterranean and adopted a resolution on the EU's response. After the vote, Green migration spokesperson Judith Sargentini said: "The European Parliament has today sent a clear and strong signal that EU governme...


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Green proposals for a European migration and asylum strategy

To avoid further catastrophes and deaths in the Mediterranean we need a radical shift in the priorities of EU asylum policies. Increasing the budget of the "Triton" operation of the EU border surveillance agency FRONTEX and doing another minute of silence is not enough! The EU needs to effectively address the root causes of the crisis in the Mediterranean, not just its symptoms.


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The Greens/EFA Co-Presidents' briefing

28.04.2015

LIVE - press conference 28 April 2015 10:30-10:50

Greens/EFA co-presidents Rebecca Harms and Philippe Lamberts present the key issues of the plenary session and of the European agenda for the Greens/EFA group


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Case of Nadiya Savchenko

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Rebecca Harms, Michèle Rivasi, Davor Škrlec, Helga Trüpel, Indrek Tarand, Bart Staes, Bronis Ropė, Heidi Hautala on behalf of the Greens/EFA group  The European Parliament, -   having regard to its previous resolutions on Russia and Ukraine, in particular its resolution on th...


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Imprisonment of human and workers' right activists in Algeria

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Barbara Lochbihler, Davor Škrlec, Ernest Urtasun, Alyn Smith, Heidi Hautala, Judith Sargentini on behalf of the Greens/EFA group The European Parliament, -        having regard to its previous resolutions on Algeria, in particular of 9 June 2005 co...


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Situation of the Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Alyn Smith, Karima Delli, Margrete Auken, Bart Staes, Davor Škrlec, Ernest Urtasun, Barbara Lochbihler, Michèle Rivasi, Heidi Hautala, Judith Sargentini, Igor Šoltes, Klaus Buchner on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group The European Parliament, –    having regard to its previ...


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Second anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse and progress of the Bangladesh Sustainability Compact

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Jean Lambert, Ska Keller, Yannick Jadot, Ulrike Lunacek, Monika Vana, Karima Delli, Judith Sargentini, Davor Škrlec on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group The European Parliament, –    having regard to its previous resolutions on Bangladesh, in particular those of 23 May 2013 ...


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Latest tragedies in the Mediterranean and EU migration and asylum policies

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Ska Keller, Judith Sargentini, Bodil Ceballos, Eva Joly, Jean Lambert, Barbara Lochbihler, Davor Škrlec, Ulrike Lunacek, Josep-Maria Terricabras, Ernest Urtasun on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group The European Parliament, –    having regard to the Charter of Fundamental Righ...


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Bangladesh/Rana Plaza tragedy

European businesses need to finally live up to their responsibility, two years on

Today is the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, which has been recognised as the most deadly textile factory accident, with over 1,110 fatalities. The tragedy was marked in the European Parliament this week, with an exhibition organised by Green MEP Jean Lambert. Next week...


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EU migration summit

Europe's shame continues as leaders focus on deterrence instead of sea rescue

Commenting ahead of today's summit of EU heads of state and government, which will discuss last week's tragedies involving refugees in the Mediterranean and the EU response, Greens/EFA co-president Rebecca Harms and Philippe Lamberts said: "EU leaders are yet again set to meet and express their...


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Remembering Rana Plaza: The road ahead

Jean Lambert, Bart Staes, Ska Keller


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Press Freedom in Turkey

22.04.2015

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Greens/EFA organise a joint seminar with the ALDE Group on press freedom in Turkey with Turkish guest speakers


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