Question for written answer to the Commission Despite having immunity, seven Greek MPs belonging to the Golden Dawn party have been arrested in Greece. Some of them have been in custody for 14 months without trial, and three more MPs have been under house arrest since June 2013. A further 71 members of the Golden Dawn party
Question for written answer to the Commission The European Convention on Human Rights, the EU Charter and several EU directives place EU Member States under a binding obligation to prevent discrimination on grounds of political opinion or viewpoint. The GFR has tried to implement the requirements of European law in its General Equality of Treatment Act.
Question for oral answer to the Commission The mandate given by the EU Council to the Commission setting out guidelines for negotiating the TTIP the free-trade agreement between Europe and the United States has recently been made public. Food producers are quite justifiably concerned at the adverse effects of that this agreement will have on
Question for written answer to the High Representative Does the High Representative intend, in the interest of human rights and the protection of people’s lives, to join the effort to identify those responsible for the murder of some 400 civilians found in mass graves in Eastern Ukraine? What action has the High Representative taken thus
Question for written answer to the Commission Is the Commission investigating allegations contained in the Latvian ‘Diena’ newspaper regarding the sale of the state Citadele bank to an American fund and the questionable involvement of Valdis Dombrovskis (from Latvia), who has been designated for a post as Commission Vice-President? Are EU Commissioners subject to a
Question for written answer to the Commission What is the Commission’s assessment of the stage reached in the nuclear negotiations with Iran? When will all the sanctions imposed by the EU be lifted? What is the justification for the continuing sanctions against Iran when at the same time an association agreement has been signed with Ukraine?
Question for written answer to the Council What European intelligence information about Russian troops in Ukraine was available and was used as grounds for the decision to ratchet up EU sanctions against Russia despite the fact that, at the time of the decision, there was already a truce between the Ukrainian Government and the authorities
Question for oral answer to the Commission The tragic crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has led to a severe escalation of tension in relations between Russia and Ukraine and between Russia and the EU. The European Council held in the days immediately following the event decided to further tighten the restrictive measures in place