The Subcommittee on Human Rights follows issues concerning human rights, the protection of minorities and the promotion of democratic values in third countries. In this context, the subcommittee assists the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
05.09.2013 - 10:05
On 10 September 2013, the EPP Group is organising a tribute conference in the memory of the Cuban political dissident Oswaldo Payá. The conference will be opened by the Chairman of the EPP...
26.06.2013 - 12:45
On June 26, Mikhail Khodorkovsky will mark his 50th birthday. Sadly, he will not be able to celebrate together with his family or friends. His tragic fate demonstrates not only the absence of an...
13.06.2013 - 11:30
"Violence, persecution and discrimination against people belonging to religious communities and minorities, or against people who hold non-religious beliefs, persist in many parts of the world....
30.04.2013 - 12:45
In reaction to today's ruling by the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Julia Tymoshenko vs. Ukraine, the Chairman of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee,...
23.04.2013 - 19:00
Eight years after they were awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought by the European Parliament, the Cuban Ladies in White (Damas de Blanco) have finally come to Brussels to collect...
18.04.2013 - 11:46
"While focusing on how to ensure economic recovery, the EU cannot forget about the 1.2 billion people in the world who are living in extreme poverty on less than 1 US Dollar a day", said...
01.10.2012 - 16:00
01.10.2012 - 15:00
27.06.2012 - 09:30