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Sudan - the case of Meriam Yahia Ibrahim

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Judith Sargentini, Jean Lambert, Barbara Lochbihler, Heidi Hautala, Bart Staes, Ernest Urtasun, Ulrike Lunacek on behalf of the Greens/EFA Group for a debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law The European Parliament, - having regard to the joint stat...


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Freedom of expression and assembly in Egypt

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Judith Sargentini, Tamás Meszerics, Michel Reimon, Klaus Buchner, Barbara Lochbihler, Ernest Urtasun, Margrete Auken, Ernest Maragall on behalf of the Greens/EFA Group For a debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law   The European ...


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Nigeria, recent attacks by Boko Haram

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Jean Lambert, Barbara Lochbihler, Heidi Hautala, Bart Staes, Judith Sargentini, Ernest Urtasun, Ulrike Lunacek on behalf of the Greens/EFA Group for a debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law The European Parliament, - having regard to its resolutio...


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New EFA Group of MEPs gets to work

Press release from the EFA Group in the European Parliament

The new EFA (European Free Alliance) Group of MEPs has met in Strasbourg for the first time at the start of the new legislative term of the European Parliament. The European Free Alliance (EFA) Group in the European Parliament currently includes representatives from Scotland, Catalonia, Wales, Valen...


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e-fa: News Round Up

News Bulletin from the European Free Alliance Group in the European Parliament

March/April 2014 Round-Up The European Free Alliance (EFA) draws together political parties fighting for democracy and self-determination for the stateless nations and regions of Europe. European Free Alliance MEPs sit in a European parliamentary group with the Greens, making up the fourth largest g...


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Electoral Fraud in Turkey

Press Release from Aralar MEP Inaki Irazabalbeitia

Basque MEP Inaki Irazabalbeitia held a press conference today in the European Parliament to raise concerns of alleged electoral fraud in the recent municipal elections in Turkey. He was joined for the press conference by Eyyup Doru of the Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party or BDP. Mr Irazabalbeitia ...


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Europe on the Far Right

04.03.2014

Developments and Strategies against

Right-wing radicalism is increasingly on the rise in all EU Member States. Who are they? Why do they claim to be the supposed voice of an underrepresented majority? What are their strategies to gain access to the political centre? What can we do in response?


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e-fa: News Round Up

News Bulletin from the European Free Alliance Group in the European Parliament

February 2014 Round-Up The European Free Alliance (EFA) draws together political parties fighting for democracy and self-determination for the stateless nations and regions of Europe. European Free Alliance MEPs sit in a European parliamentary group with the Greens, making up the fourth largest grou...


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Developments in the Basque Peace process

EFA MEPs Alfonsi, Demesmaeker, Irazabalbeitia and Zdanoka react

Several MEPs from the EFA Group in the European Parliament have given their response to recent significant developments in the peace process in the Basque Country. This includes notably the announcement of a beginning to disarmament by ETA and the subsequent interrogation of members of the independ...


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MEPs welcome ETA disarmament announcement

Press Release from François Alfonsi, Mark Demesmaeker and Inaki Irazabalbeitia

A number of MEPs who have been supporting moves at EU level to peacefully resolve the conflict in the Basque Country have welcomed today's announcement concerning an independently verified disarmament process. The independent International Verification Commission confirmed in Bilbao that ETA had 's...


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Minority rights

Overdue EU action on homophobia and LGBT discrimination must be delivered

The European Parliament today voted in favour of a report calling for an EU roadmap against homophobia and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Commenting after the vote, EP rapporteur/draftsperson and Green civil liberties and LGBT spokesperson Ulrike Lunacek stated: &quo...


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 3-7 February 2014

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary include tackling homophobia, enforcing EU law, smart grids, clamping down on insider trading, winding up failing banks, trade dumping, EU climate and energy policy to 2030, air passenger rights and compensation, basic rights for seasonal workers, Ukrainian crisis and the EU's role, refugee deaths and the role of Greece


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