News from Yulia Tymoshenko’s lawyer that, on the 20th April, she was forcefully and brutally removed from her prison cell and transported to a state hospital against her will, is deeply concerning and requires explanation, Pawel Kowal MEP, chairman of the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee, and Charles Tannock MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists’ foreign affairs […]
The leader of the European Conservatives and Reformists group in the European Parliament, Martin Callanan MEP, has branded today’s European Commission budget proposal as ‘out of touch with the real world’.
Marek Migalski MEP, a substitute member of the European Parliament’s Delegation for relations with Belarus, has become a godparent to jailed Belarussian activist Siarhei Kavalenka:
The European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism committee today supported the opinion on the Recreational craft and personal watercraft directive, prepared by European Conservatives and Reformists group coordinator in the committee, Roberts Zīle MEP.
“In May last year during a campaign initiated by “Libereco – Partnership for Human Rights” I took over a prisoner’s godparenthood for Dzmitry Bandarenka, who was an authorized representative of Andrei Sannikov and a coordinator of the “European Belarus” campaign. After the events of December 19, 2010, Bandarenka was condemned to 2,5 years in a penal colony. I […]
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EU foreign ministers meeting next week should discuss launching a joint initiative to expel Argentina from the G20, the leader of the European Conservatives and Reformists group in the European Parliament, Martin Callanan MEP, said today.
We welcome the long awaited release of former presidential candidate Andrei Sannikov and his authorized representative, Coordinator of the “European Belarus” Dmitri Bondarenko.
The critical Passenger Name Records (PNR) agreement between the EU and USA, which has been approved by Euro-MPs today, will ensure that extremely valuable data on terrorists, serious criminals and people traffickers can be passed to the US authorities under strict conditions, Timothy Kirkhope MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists group spokesman, said today.