Press releases

Malta: MEPs conclude fact-finding visit to assess Caruana Galizia murder inquiry

05-12-2019
LIBE

Following recent developments in the investigation into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017, MEPs visited Malta between 3-4 December to take stock of the situation on the ground.

 

MEPs choose Wiewiórowski to be the EU’s data protection watchdog

26-11-2019
LIBE

Mr Wojciech Wiewiórowski was selected by the Civil Liberties Committee as their top choice to become the next European Data Protection Supervisor.

 

Rule of Law in Hungary: Council to update the Civil Liberties Committee

20-11-2019
LIBE

MEPs will discuss the Article 7(1) process, initiated by Parliament due to concerns about the rule of law in Hungary, on Thursday with the Council.

 

Libya: MEPs to assess situation at detention centres and role of coastguard

19-11-2019
DROI LIBE

The conditions at Libyan detention centres and the procedures used by the country’s coastguard in sea rescues will be the focus of a committee debate on Thursday.

 

  Europarlamentarai ragina duoti atkirtį Sausio 13-osios bylos teisėjų persekiojimui

13-11-2019
LIBE

ES turi duoti tvirtą atsaką Kremliui, terorizuojančiam Sausio 13-osios bylą tyrusius teisėjus ir prokurorus, pažymėjo europarlamentarai antradienį surengtoje diskusijoje.

 

Combatting hate speech whilst ensuring media freedom and freedom of expression

05-11-2019
LIBE

Measures to fight hate speech and disinformation, without putting at risk media freedom, will be the focus of a public hearing in the Civil Liberties Committee.

 

Refugees in Turkey: MEPs to assess use of EU funds and cooperation with Ankara

05-11-2019
LIBE DEVE AFET

MEPs will assess on Wednesday the situation of Syrian refugees in Turkey and the results of the budgetary support provided by the EU to the Turkish government.

 

Hearing of Vice President-designate Věra Jourová

07-10-2019
LIBE AFCO

The Constitutional Affairs and Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs committees questioned Věra Jourová, Czech Vice President-designate for Values and Transparency.

 

Hearing of Vice President-designate Margaritis Schinas

03-10-2019
LIBE

The Culture and Education and Civil Liberties committees quizzed Margaritis Schinas, Greek Vice President-designate for the Protecting our European way of life portfolio.

 

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Didier Reynders

02-10-2019
LIBE JURI

The Civil Liberties and Legal Affairs committees questioned Didier Reynders, Belgian candidate for the Justice portfolio, on rule of law and modernising justice systems.