In this letter nineteen MEPs call on the Commission to act to intervene in the case of Ms Maleno, human rights defender and founder of Caminando Fronteras Collective who was recently expelled from Morocco in retaliation for her work in defense of human rights.
Written question co-signed by MEP Tineke Strik on the distribution of funds to Belarus civil society.
In this letter MEPs urge the Commission to do what is in its power to stop human rights violations against the peaceful supporters of the Algerian Hirak.
In this letter forty MEPs urge the Commission to ban the processing of personal data for indiscriminate surveillance, profiling which threatens personal integrity, the targeted exploitation of vulnerabilities, addictive designs and dark patterns, and methods of influencing political elections that are incompatible with the principle of democracy.
Written Question submitted by MEP Tineke Strik questioning whether the Commission will react after new evidence of pushbacks at the Croatian border were found.
Written Question submitted by MEP Tineke Strik regarding the risk of lead poisoning on the location of the new migrant camp on Lesbos.
On 15 January 2021, the Working Group on Fundamental Rights and Legal Operational Aspects of Operations (the “Working Group”) established by the Management Board of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (“Frontex”) put forward a number of questions to the Commission.
Here the reply by the legal service of the Commission.
In this letter, thirty-seven MEPs call on Croatian authorities to look into the case of Mr.Mahdi whose refugee status was revoked on 11 May 2020 on allegations that he represents a “threat to national security” and that he misrepresented his sectarian affiliation.
The EU does not recognise the sovereignty of Israel over the territories the country has occupied since 1967 (OTs) and applies a policy of differentiation vis-à-vis Israel and the OTs. In areas such as trade, origin labelling and EU-funded programmes, the EU has put measures in place to ensure that Israeli settlements in the OTs are not treated as part of Israel.
Likewise, the EU’s 2011 adequacy decision for Israel, which allows for the free flow of personal data, states in Article 2 that it should be applied in accordance with international law, i.e. excluding the OTs.
However, Israel treats the settlements as part of its territory for most purposes, including data transfer.
In this letter, sixty MEPs call on the Members of the Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights to reject the candidacy of Aleksander Stępkowski, co-founder and former president of Ordo Iuris, to the ECHR, which goes against the very principles of this honourable institution.