The European Parliament hides the true masterminds behind the Iran crisis The world is witnessing a sad tragedy these weeks: while the EU and the Tehran government are holding on to the so-called “nuclear deal” with Iran, the US government under President Trump does everything to try to sabotage the fragile agreement. Only recently, Washington
A very doubtful decision: Europe is using double legal standards Two years ago, in June 2015, the then President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, has forbidden the German NPD MEP Udo Voigt to hold an already scheduled press conference in the building in Brussels of the European Parliament. The planned topic was the current
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?