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Enlargement countries

New EU accession reports: LGBT rights in South-Eastern Europe, Turkey and Iceland

The European Commission’s annual reports on accession countries were published yesterday, and include important information on the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in those 9 countries. Both positive and negative developments are noted.

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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on October 11th, 2012
Enlargement countries

European Parliament adopts 2012 accession reports

On Thursday 29 March the European Parliament adopted its annual enlargement progress reports for Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo. All resolutions require more progress in the field of LGBT rights.

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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on April 2nd, 2012
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Montenegro: Government fails to protect LGBT people from homophobic violence

A music concert was met by homophobic violence in the Montenegrin capital, Podgorica. During a performance by artist Lollobrigida on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, unknown groups threw teargas cans in the crowd, forcing half of the … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on May 17th, 2011
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Turkey and Montenegro: LGBT rights part of EU accession conditions

Today the European Parliament adopted two resolutions on Turkey and Montenegro’s progress towards joining the European Union. The Parliament said that more steps are required to bring the two countries in line with EU standards in the field of non‑discrimination.

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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on March 9th, 2011
Enlargement countries

Slow progress for LGBT people in EU accession countries

Today the European Commission released its annual reports on the progress made towards accessing the EU. The documents assess recent evolutions in all areas related to the European Union, including fundamental rights in each of the four candidate countries (Croatia, … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on November 9th, 2010