European Parliament today (15 January)

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Parliament1Press and media crackdown in Turkey

Parliament will vote a resolution on press and media freedom in Turkey, following recent arrests of journalists. In their debate in December, MEPs unanimously condemned these arrests as breaches of freedom of expression.

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Ceasefire violations in Ukraine

MEPs will vote on a resolution calling for an end to fighting in eastern Ukraine, following recent attacks on civilians in the region.

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Human rights and democracy resolutions

Parliament will hold urgent debates with Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini in the morning on the case of Alexei Navalny in Russia, the situation in Pakistan following the Peshawar school attack and a law against “homosexual propaganda” in Kyrgyzstan. Votes on resolutions will follow at around noon.

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In brief

  • Groups’ resolutions on the European Commission’s 2015 work programme are set to be put to the vote.
  • A vote on a resolution on the case of Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen is scheduled for noon.
  • The annual report of European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly over 2013 will be reviewed with a vote at noon.

Events by type

The President’s diary
Press conferences
Parliamentary committees
Delegations
Public Hearings
Other events

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