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.
06.10.2016 - 10:06
“It is hard to find somebody who would better reflect the essence of the Sakharov Prize than Mustafa Dzhemilev - leader of the Crimean Tatars - who has fought all his life for the freedom of...
15.09.2016 - 10:44
"We strongly support an ever-closer association of Georgia with the EU and call on the Council for an immediate implementation of the visa-free regime with Georgia. However, our Georgian friends...
17.02.2016 - 11:55
Two years after the demonstrations that took place in Venezuela more than 1700 protesters await trial and more than 70 remain jailed. At least 40 people were killed in the protests, with noone as yet...
17.12.2015 - 12:12
The EPP Group is calling for the release of an Irish citizen who has been imprisoned in Egypt since 2013 and denied the right to a fair trial. Ibrahim Halawa, an Irish citizen born in Ireland to...
16.12.2015 - 15:09
"The EU should use its full weight to promote human rights through bilateral and multilateral relations", outlined the European Parliament Rapporteur on the 2014 Annual Report on human...
10.09.2015 - 12:45
Every year, each political group in the European Parliament puts forward a candidate for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Candidates must meet three main objectives: opportunity,...
01.10.2012 - 16:00
01.10.2012 - 15:00
27.06.2012 - 09:30