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LGBTI Intergroup MEP heading to Istanbul Pride

Turkey

This Sunday, the 25th edition of the Istanbul Pride will take place. From the European Parliament Intergroup on LGBTI Rights, Terry Reintke MEP will march along. Over the last two years, Pride marches were banned and police used rubber bullets, … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news 5 months ago

Strasbourg Court: Russian ‘anti-propaganda’ law is discriminatory and violates human rights

European Court of Human Rights

Yesterday, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Russia’s ‘anti-propaganda’ legislation is in breach with human rights. The federal law was adopted in 2013 and bans the “promotion” or “propaganda” of homosexuality, bisexuality and transgenderism. The Court found that the … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news 5 months ago
(Potential) accession states in the Western Balkans

EU Parliament demands action on LGBTI rights in Western Balkans

Yesterday, the European Parliament adopted three of its annual reports for candidate and potential candidate EU countries. In those reports MEPs have assessed the rights of LGBTI people in Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo, and recommended the countries to improve the situation. In … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on June 15th, 2017
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Open letter to Sofia Mayor: Act against hate group targeting Pride

Tomorrow the annual Pride march will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria. However, a counter-demonstration organised by neo-nazi organisation National Resistance, has called for violence to be used against the march. calling on people to bring “brooms and shovels with wooden handles” … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on June 9th, 2017
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European Parliamentarians heading to Warsaw Pride

On Saturday June 3rd, the seventeenth edition of the Equality Parade will take place in Warsaw. From the European Parliament Intergroup on LGBTI Rights, co- and vice-presidents Ulrike Lunacek MEP and Sophie in ‘t Veld MEP , as well as member … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on June 2nd, 2017
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Open letter to Romanian Parliamentarians: Do not support the proposed referendum on the definition of the family

Parliamentarians in Romania will soon be asked whether or not to support the organisation of a referendum to constitutionally define family as being based solely upon the marriage between a man and a woman On the International Day Against Homophobia … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on May 17th, 2017

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We gather over 100 Members of the European Parliament from all political groups and countries to advance issues connected to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in the European Union and beyond.
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