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MEPs demand peaceful resolution of Kurdish issue

Press release from N-VA MEP Mark Demesmaeker

An MEP from the European Parliament's European Free Alliance group has urged the European Commission to take an active role in bringing about a peaceful resolution to the Kurdish issue in Turkey. Turkey's Kurdish people have long been involved in a campaign for self-determination and respect for the...


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New MEP joins EFA Group

Press release from the EFA Group

The European Free Alliance Group in the European Parliament has welcomed Mark Demesmaeker from Flemish nationalist party Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie (N-VA) as its newest MEP. The N-VA is the largest party in Flanders, and in Belgium, and works for an independent Flanders in a strong European Union. Mark...


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e-fa: News Round-up

news bulletin from the European Free Alliance Group in the European Parliament

December 2012 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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Opposing the Belo Monte dam in the Amazon

11.12.2012

Recorded stream of the press conference with Raoni

This press conference, which took place on the very same day of the visit of Dilma Rousseff to France, aimed at questioning the key role of European companies that are taking part in this social, environmental and economic disaster.


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Cacique Raouni

Opposing the Belo Monte dam in the Amazon

Twenty-five years after his last campaign, the Cacique Raoni returned to Europe to mobilise key political leaders against major risks posed by the mammoth dam project of Belo Monte. Green MEPs Eva Joly, Catherine Grèze and Ulrike Luncacek hosted a Press conference in the European Parliament in S...


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Press conference recorded livestream

Opposing the Belo Monte dam with Cacique Raoni

This press conference, which took place on the very same day of the visit of Dilma Rousseff to France, aimed at questioning the key role of European companies that are taking part in this social, environmental and economic disaster.


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e-fa: News Round-Up

news bulletin from the European Free Alliance Group in the European Parliament

October 2012 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 group...


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The Right to Self Determination - new governance models

Press Conference by BNG MEP Ana Miranda

When:   Thursday 20 September 2012 at 14h30 Where:  Briefing Room JAN 6Q2, European Parliament, Brussels (note temporary closure of main briefing room) Who:      Ana Miranda MEP (Bloque Nacionalista Galego) and Carles Riera, President of the World Network...


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Support for languages in education

EFA Press Release from MEPs François Alfonsi and Ana Miranda

MEPs François Alfonsi and Ana Miranda have welcomed a report adopted today by the European Parliament which emphasises the importance of multilingualism in education in Europe. The report on Education, Training and Europe 2020 sets out priority areas for co-operation in education and training acros...


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South-Africa - massacre of striking miners

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –   having regard to Rule 122 of its Rules of Procedure, A.  Whereas 34 miners were killed by the police on 16 August 2012 while protesting against low wage in Marikana, North Western Province of South Africa, B.  Whereas the South African auth...


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Persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Burma-Myanmar

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

The European Parliament, -having regard to its previous resolutions on Burma/Myanmar, in particular that of 20 April 2012; -having regard to the Council Decision of 16 August 2011 (2011/504/CFSP) amending Council Decision 2010/232/CFSP regarding restrictive measures against Burma/Myanmar; - having...


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The political use of justice in Russia

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, -         having regard to its previous resolutions on Russia, -         having regard to International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, in particular Article 14 stating that everyone sha...


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