CDM to respect human rights in climate actions

Two MEPs, Heidi and Jo Leinen (S&D) together with close to hundres organisations, networks, and citizens from 36 countries called the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to implement UN obligations to respect human rights. In an open letter send to the …...

EU recognises the right to abortion for war rape victims

The co-chairs of the European Parliament working group for sexual and reproductive health and rights (EPWG) welcome the reviewed EU humanitarian aid policy that allows women and girls raped in armed conflict to have access to safe abortion. Sophie in …...

Letter to EEAS on Natural Fruit vs Andy Hall

To EEAS/EU Delegation in Thailand Dear Carl-Henrik Hall and Sandra De Waele, In my capacity as Member of the European Parliament and knowing well the merits of the work of Finnwatch on corporate accountability for which Andy Hally was doing …...

MEPs alert the CDM board on human rights breaches

Talking with Maximo Ba Tiul from the Council of Peoples of Tezulutlan, Guatemala. In March 2015, we, four MEPs from the Greens, S&D and 5 Star Movement, organised a hearing on global human rights and climate actions. We heard a …...

Yabloko activists should be released immediately

Member of the European Parliament Heidi Hautala and Member of the Finnish Parliament Johanna Sumuvuori call for an immediate release of the two political detainees Olga Zaletskaya and Alexandra Kornilova in the Republic of Karelia. Two members of the Yabloko …...