Human Rights

Democratic Opposition of Venezuela awarded Sakharov Prize for human rights

The Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament has decided to award this year’s Sakharov Prize to the Democratic Opposition of...

Protests in Venezuela

Every year, each political group in the European Parliament puts forward a candidate for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Candidates...

Dr. Mukwege in Congo DRC

Following the decision taken by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to prohibit the distribution of the film devoted to Dr Mukwege, the leaders of...

Persecuted Christians in the Middle East (2011)

"The IS is a threat to neighbouring countries but also for the Mediterranean region as a whole, including EU countries", said EPP Group...



Ihmisoikeuksien alivaliokunnan vastuualueeseen kuuluvat kysymykset, jotka koskevat ihmisoikeuksia, vähemmistöjen suojelua ja demokraattisten arvojen edistämistä kolmansissa maissa. Alivaliokunta avustaa kyseisissä asioissa ulkoasiainvaliokuntaa.


10.10.2014 - 12:23

Nobel Peace Prize 2014: Malala is an example to us all

“It is with great emotion and pride that I heard the news of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Malala Yousafzai”, said the Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament,...
7.10.2014 - 19:33

EuroMaidan closer to winning Sakharov Prize

Members of the European Parliament's Committees on Foreign Affairs, on Development and of the Subcommittee on Human Rights today jointly shortlisted EuroMaidan, represented by Mustafa Nayem,...
18.2.2014 - 18:33

Venezuela: put an end to the violence

The Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament and President of the European People's Party, Joseph Daul, today expressed his concern following developments in the situation in...
20.11.2013 - 13:15

Malala Yousafzai - changing the world through education

“Today, the European Parliament received a lesson in courage, strong determination and generous humanity from Malala Yousafzai, a girl who I strongly believe will change the world. Malala gave...
Malala Yousafzai
10.10.2013 - 11:22

Malala Yousafzai, 2013 Sakharov Prize winner

The European Parliament's Conference of Presidents decided to award this year's Sakharov prize to Malala Yousafzai, who fought for the right of education and freedom for women in Pakistan...
'Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá, Sakharov Prize winner
5.9.2013 - 10:05

Tribute to Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá

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...



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