For the first time in decades, Europe is facing a wide-scale war.
For the first time in decades, Europe is facing a wide-scale war.
How we respond to Putin’s aggression against Ukraine and its people today will define the world we will live in in the future.
National Cyber Security Centre in Lithuana report found serious security vulnerabilities in the Xiaomi smartphone under investigation in relation to built-in software applications that affect personal data protection and freedom of speech.
We, the under-signed Members of the European Parliament, resolutely political and economic coercion of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) against Lithuania.
Plenary speech to resolution about Hong Kong.
Plenary speech to The EU Magnitsky Act and acts of corruption
I am abhorred by the sentencing of my good friend and co-chairman of the Belarus Christian Democrats, Pavel Sevyarynets, together with the European Belarus activists Maksim Vinyarski, Andrey Voynich, Paval Yukhnevich and Yauhen Afnahel, as well as Telegram channel administrator Iryna Schasnaya and blogger Dzmitry Kazlou.
Plenary speech UNGA 75th and 76th.
It is critical that the United States and the European Union work together to promote 5G technologies that embrace democratic values and keep authoritarian influence at bay.
We, the undersigned Members of the European Parliament, would like to express our deepest concern at the ongoing situation in China, in light of the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics Games.
European sanctions should also focus on corruption. This follows a request from 204 Members of the European Parliament and national parliaments to EU High Representative Josep Borrell and the EU-27 Foreign Minister.
We naively believed that China will transform through trade and growing interdependence, and even closed our eyes to increasingly troubling reports.
A group of senior politicians representing the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China have issued a statement calling on their governments to lead investigations into alleged genocide and crimes against humanity taking place in the Xinjiang region.
Dear Commissioner Várhelyi, We, the undersigned Members of Parliament, are writing to you to highlight the continued environmental damage resulting from several heavy industrial projects
MEPs are concerned about the growing Chinese influence in Serbia and the impending environmental damage thereof.
A credible European Union cannot do business as usual with a regime that, not for the first time, tried to secretly kill its own citizen and who tolerates no dissent at all.
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission, Josep Borrell Dear President Ursula von der Leyen,
Let me first of all thank colleagues from across the political groups for excellent cooperation on this urgency resolution. Article 21 of the EU treaties
Freedom of religion and belief is an indivisible and inalienable human right, yet it is in peril across the world. Freedom of religion is also
Renewing and boosting the post of EU Special Envoy for freedom of religion or belief outside the Union would be a crucial step towards addressing many of the challenges we’re facing today, both at home and abroad.
We are writing to express our concerns and to ask for your immediate reaction to the reports about frequent emergencies at the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant in Astravyets, Belarus.
I am sickened by the death of Roman Bandarenka and the deteriorating human rights situation in Belarus. Lukashenka and his regime must bear full responsibility and be held accountable for this terrible situation.
On behalf of the Co-Chairs of the European Parliament’s informal Hong Kong Watch Group, please see a joint statement concerning the disqualification of four pro-democracy
We are writing to you to express our concern at reports about the way the European Commission is intending to distribute EUR 53 million in financial assistance to Belarus.
The threat of terrorism, including that from Daesh, has not subsided. We have under-estimated its ability to regroup.
Taking note that the EU has not had a Special Envoy for almost one year, we urge you to renew the position as soon as possible.
Joint Statement from the European Parliament’s informal Hong Kong Watch Groupon the EU-US Dialogue on China.
Mr. Jozef Chovanec, 38-year old Slovak citizen died after inhumane treatment by Belgian Police at Charleroi airport.
I want to pay respect and tribute to the brave people of Belarus, including many of my friends, who continue to fight for a free, democratic and sovereign Belarus.
Political leaders from democratic countries have jointly expressed solidarity with Miloš Vystrčil.
We, below undersigned Members of the European Parliament, express our solidarity with the Belarusian people and their persistent efforts to claim their fundamental citizens’ right to free and fair election.
On the eve of China’s unilateral imposition of a so-called national security law for Hong Kong, and the 23rd anniversary of the transfer of sovereignty
Events in Belarus during recent weeks have demonstrated that citizens of Belarus want change.
China continues to subvert Hong Kong’s autonomy, rule of law, fundamental
freedoms, as well as international agreements.
A cross-party alliance of legislators from eight parliaments was today announced to push for stronger European and international cooperation on policy towards China.
Miriam Lexmann MEP, together with Hong Kong Watch, has been mobilising political leaders from across the world to join an international joint-statement led by the former Governor of Hong Kong Lord Patten and the former British Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind to respond to Beijing’s unilateral imposition of national security legislation in Hong Kong.
Miriam Lexmann during AFET Meeting (19 May 2020) in exchange of views with Olivér Várhelyi, Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, on the Eastern Partnership policy, on COVID19 related EU support in the Neighbourhood, and Turkey, and on the future external financing instruments.
European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee adopted recommendation to the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on the Eastern Partnership, in the run-up to the June 2020 Summit.
Responding to the statement by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) government in response to representations by international politicians – including a letter from 34 Members of the European Parliament to Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam.
Miriam Lexmann during Extraordinary AFET Meeting (30 April 2020) in exchange of views with Mr Josep Borrell, Vice-President of the European Commission/ High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, on the EEAS special report on the narratives and disinformation around the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic.
Members of the European Parliament have written two open letters condemning the arrest of pro-democracy politicians and advocates in Hong Kong on 18th April.
Already when Elena – a young woman from China who chose her name after seeking asylum in the Czech Republic – enrolled in middle school, she was the target of everyone’s finger-pointing.
A few days ago, I added my signature to a letter from international public figures addressed to the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam.
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