Tag: antisemitism

Commissioner Jourová opens first meeting of new working group reinforcing fight against #Antisemitism

Commissioner Jourová opens first meeting of new working group reinforcing fight against #Antisemitism

| June 20, 2019

Today (20 June) Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Commissioner Věra Jourová will open the first meeting of the Working Group on Antisemitism. Following the unanimous adoption of the Council Declaration on fighting Antisemitism in December last year, the European Commission has created an ad-hoc Working Group on Antisemitism within the existing High-level Member States expert group on Racism and […]

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International #Holocaust Remembrance Day – European Commission publishes new survey on #Antisemitism, FVP Timmermans visits Poland

International #Holocaust Remembrance Day – European Commission publishes new survey on #Antisemitism, FVP Timmermans visits Poland

| January 22, 2019

Ahead of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January, the European Commission is publishing the results of a Eurobarometer survey on the perception of Europeans of antisemitism. First Vice President Timmermans said: “Sadly, antisemitism is still rearing its ugly head all over Europe. At a time when hate has yet again become a political tool, […]

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Statement by First Vice President Frans Timmermans and Commissioner Věra Jourová on 80th anniversary of #Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass)

Statement by First Vice President Frans Timmermans and Commissioner Věra Jourová on 80th anniversary of #Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass)

| November 8, 2018

80 years ago tomorrow (9 November), the lives and history of Jews in Europe changed forever in the space of one night. The state-sponsored antisemitism of the Nazi regime triggered the murder of Jews, the burning of synagogues, and the looting of Jewish-owned businesses and Jewish houses. Around thirty thousand Jewish people were deported during […]

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Labour MEP calls for immediate action from Home Secretary on Hungarian Fascist visit

Labour MEP calls for immediate action from Home Secretary on Hungarian Fascist visit

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

MEP Claude Moraes, a London Labour member of European Parliament and European Parliamentary Labour Party spokesperson on home affairs, is calling for an immediate response from the Home Secretary Theresa May on a planned visit to London by Gabor Vona, the leader of the Hungarian Jobbik party. Claude Moraes has written to the Home Secretary […]

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