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EU-US relations: Members deplore the recent violence on Capitol Hill

Statement by leading MEPs on the latest political developments in the United States. "We welcome the decision taken by the US Congress to formally certify President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory and look forward to an orderly transition on 20 January. We have followed the deplorable events

NewEurope.eu: The pursuit for a peaceful transition in Belarus

by David McAllister The European Parliament has been awarding the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought since 1988 to individuals or organizations who make outstanding contributions to human rights. Over the years, this prize has become the most visible expression of Parliament’s collective, cross-party engagement

EU-UK relations: parliament adopts temporary contingency measures

On Friday, Parliament adopted measures to ensure basic road and air connections in case no agreement is reached on EU-UK future relations. •Basic air connectivity: the temporary rules ensuring certain air services between the UK and the EU continue for a maximum of six months were

Human rights breaches in China and Iran

China must end the forced labour schemes and mass incarcerations of ethnic minoritiesIran must free 2012 Sakharov laureate Nasrin Sotoudeh and halt imminent execution of Ahmadreza Djalali On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted two resolutions taking stock of the human rights situation in China and Iran. Forced