Rule of Law
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.
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.
In this written questions, MEPs inquiry the Commission on the proposed two bills by the Hungarian Government to amend the Constitution, which include provisions such as ‘the mother is female, the father is male’, ‘children will be raised with a Christian interpretation of gender roles’ and ‘the gender of a person is defined as the one established at birth.
The Commission's responses have been received and can be found attached.
On 30 September 2020, the Commission presented its first overview of the rule of law situation in the European Union - 2020 Rule of Law Report. MEPs interrogate the Commission on its follow-up activities on the 2020 Rule of Law Report.
In this letter one hundred and eighteen MEPs call on Polish authorities to engage in a dialogue, to listen to the demands of the Polish protestors, and to prevent any further escalation. MEPs call on Poland to abstain from any new restrictions on fundamental human rights and ask to put a stop to the dismantling of the rule of law in Poland.
In this letter twenty-four MEPs invite the European Commission to comment on the recent judgement by the so-called “Disciplinary Chamber of the Polish Supreme Court” against judge Beata Morawiec. Following a judgement of the Court of Justice, the “Disciplinary Chamber of the Polish Supreme Court” does not meet the requirements of EU law on judicial independence. MEPs stress that the “Disciplinary Chamber of the Polish Supreme Court” is not a legitimate body and question the Commissioners on what measures the European Commission is planning to take on the matter.