Shortly after the illegal annexation of the Crimean peninsula by the Russian Federation in 2014, film director Oleg Sentsov was arrested in Crimea. His health is at risk of rapid deterioration. He should be immediately and unconditionally released on humanitarian grounds.
Sixty-eight years ago today, French foreign minister Robert Schuman proposed a joint authority to oversee French and German production of coal and steel, launching an ambitious and remarkable project which has shaped the course of European history and redefined Europe's place in the world. This
Freedom of expression and freedom of the press continue to be threatened worldwide. More than 800 journalists around the world were killed for bringing news and information to the public, over the past decade. The recent murders of Ján Kuciak and Daphne Caruana Galizia are a worrying sign that in
Violence against women and girls still takes place every day, inside and outside the European Union. This violation of human rights is pervasive and has many different faces: it happens regardless of social background, whether at home, at work, at school, in the street, playing sports or online. It
/file/world-day-against-death-penalty_enWorld Day against the Death Penalty
The death penalty is incompatible with human dignity. It's inhumane and degrading treatment. It has no proven deterrent, allowing irreversible and fatal judicial errors. All of the EU has proudly abolished the death penalty.
/file/eu-supports-child-rights_enEU supports child rights
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