Nghị viện châu Âu kêu gọi nhà cầm quyền Việt Nam thả ngay lập tức và vô điều kiện những nhà bảo vệ nhân quyền và các nhà báo Phạm Chí Dũng, Nguyễn Tường Thụy, và Lê Hữu Minh Tuấn, cũng như tất cả những người đang bị giam cầm và kết án trong nước chỉ vì đã thực hiện quyền bày tỏ tự do ngôn luận, và xóa bỏ tất cả các bản án dành cho họ.
Các nghị sĩ của Nghị viện châu Âu bàng hoàng và lên án sự đàn áp ngày càng mạnh mẽ đối với vấn đề bất đồng quan điểm và sự vi phạm nhân quyền ngày càng gia tăng tại Việt Nam.
Parliament calls on the Vietnamese authorities to immediately and unconditionally release human rights defenders and journalists Pham Chi Dung, Nguyen Tuong Thuy and Le Huu Minh Tuan, as well as all others detained and sentenced in the country for merely exercising their right to freedom of expression, and to drop all charges against them.
MEPs are appalled by and condemn the intensifying crackdown on dissent and the increasing violations of human rights in Vietnam.
A two-year project entitled Strengthening Collaboration, Accountability, Law & Empowering Stakeholders was formally launched today as part of MSP’s new western division operations. The project was designed to support the civil society in strengthening human rights priorities in Fiji by empowering women, youth, children, people with disabilities and marginalized groups, increasing access to justice for survivors of sexual gender-based violence, strengthening capacity of Civil Society organization partners to deliver their mandates to end sexual gender based violence.
The European Union welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s decision to have the United States re-join the Paris Climate Agreement.
European Commission Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans and High Representative Josep Borrell released a joint statement after the announcement, stating: “We are looking forward to having the United States again at our side in leading global efforts to combat the climate crisis. The climate crisis is the defining challenge of our time and it can only be tackled by combining all our forces.”
High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell held talks with Turkey’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Brussels on Thursday.
The talks provided an opportunity to take stock of EU-Turkey relations in the framework set by the European Council in December, and discuss the way ahead with focus on the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean, which is a centrepiece in EU-Turkey relations.
21 January 2021, New York – European Union Statement by H.E. Mr. Silvio Gonzato, Deputy Head of the European Union Delegation to the UN, at the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Informal Plenary meeting: Briefing by the President of the General Assembly on his priorities