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Lukashenko mocked the role of women in politics. With a bit of luck Ms. Tikhanovskaya will tomorrow end the last di… https://t.co/rIfbNJZwssPolish government taking the homophobic hate campaign to the next level: a full blown witch hunt for #LGBTI people.… https://t.co/n6uWRPa7th
Retweeted by Guy VerhofstadtI have another opinion on the usefulness of sanctions, but Ai Wei Wei is absolutely right: the challenge is not jus… https://t.co/ARo7TOaRzq
8/8
2020
👏 to the MPs who made a stand today for the rights of LGBTI + 🏳️‍🌈 people in Poland! The Polish Government must un… https://t.co/fbpfzy5LAgI would like regulators to take care of social media role in our democracy, not Facebook staff forums. https://t.co/HoxBrfcHET
8/7
2020
Facebook deletes Trump's lies, Twitter labels state propaganda for what it is. Social media companies are finally w… https://t.co/hs7mceh23dToday marks 75 years since the #Hiroshima atomic bomb. A time to remember, so as never to repeat the past. And neve… https://t.co/bEN4wmf0E6
8/6
2020
The EU and the international community must support Beirut in every way we can to overcome this horrific disaster.… https://t.co/fBFsJZdzrd
8/5
2020
It’s time the EU takes action: to harmonize the Covid-data and to issue one set of travelers rules. A Covid-dashboa… https://t.co/d92CGbkCPp
8/4
2020
There is not a lack of political will in Europe to tackle cybercrime, we just lack the strength. Only EU unity give… https://t.co/yhIrAIg1lnAn inspirational man has passed away. "All conflict is about difference... The European visionaries decided that di… https://t.co/WyG9l5H07w
8/3
2020
Fascinating chart thanks to @StevenTDennis. Says a lot on EU management of the crisis & learning curve, but the bum… https://t.co/XtN0TXGeurFrance to push for rule-of-law sanctions as part of EU recovery plan https://t.co/VMC5PvIQsi
Retweeted by Guy Verhofstadt
8/2
2020
With their actions of the past two weeks  the HU and PL gov'ts have upped the ante on the rule of law, just when th… https://t.co/EObDJoLXPbHere’s why RoL matters: you can’t allow governments to undermine the justice system w politics and then hide politi… https://t.co/NYK9YFI41A
8/1
2020
Human rights, democracy and elementary decency are as popular as ever... at least among people who still know how t… https://t.co/0G7AKh1tRZA very welcome move. Equal treatment is a right for all EU citizens. 🏳️‍🌈🇪🇺 We cannot subsidise those who betray f… https://t.co/HF3vTnU0AZFor Europe the tech hearing in Congress has an added dimension: the EU has yet to find its own digital model. My ta… https://t.co/mNoOwZncsuIndisputably the picture of 2020... https://t.co/ontGc8prQY
7/30
2020
Germany and EU continue to be bullied by @realDonaldTrump. The problem is not money. EU countries combined are 2nd… https://t.co/D8SkUolfuKThis is the national security law in practice, the end of democracy in #HongKong https://t.co/DL9y4othKIWashington starting to hold Big Tech accountable. The EU needs its own debate on societal role of #GAFA, data prote… https://t.co/aPruk8KtjC
7/29
2020
Le plan de relance n’augmentera pas les impôts des Français, parce que nous aurons des ressources nouvelles de ceux… https://t.co/yvIVkHhn8r
Retweeted by Guy VerhofstadtUneasy lies the head that wants to wear a crown. Criticism comes with the job @realDonaldTrump. It’s what keeps pol… https://t.co/dEBIKqyADf
7/28
2020
The kids are painfully right: the EU needs to put its money where its mouth is. Future-oriented vision #MFFhttps://t.co/2GBmXMvo5T
7/27
2020
Scandalous decision by Polish government to leave #IstanbulConvention. Violence is not a traditional value. EU and… https://t.co/AAlGU28rKs
7/26
2020
If #EUCO was thinking it could put Art 7/Rule of Law mechanism on ice, think again. No EU money without EU values… https://t.co/WnxNmBzsdVMore than welcome - historic! If we get the politics of EU finances right in months to come, this will prove to be… https://t.co/vULosgFtjfWe must prevent another potential genocide from happening. Yesterday @RenewEurope sent a letter to @JosepBorrellF t… https://t.co/P5q2lB9IE9A lot of truth in what he says, but Trump seems to be more interested in making China a scapegoat for his own faile… https://t.co/TIHgAv6kiQ
7/24
2020
The #EUCO agreed to things that were unthinkable in the recent past. #eurobonds But #Europarl_EN will only back th… https://t.co/qUqIELQxhC
7/23
2020
The #EUCO deal is a mixed bag. The Recovery Instrument is nothing short of a historic step. But the MFF is mediocre… https://t.co/mxM0yc0c8M
Retweeted by Guy VerhofstadtThe continuous spread of conspiracy theories and disinformation is one of the biggest threats to our democracies. I… https://t.co/7NwIBpbizJWhat we saw at #EUCO was national leaders applying national thinking to the EU. Now it’s for the @Europarl_EN to re… https://t.co/9jseNiwF8r
7/22
2020
Right wing nationalists & populists like Wilders & Salvini hate the EU recovery fund but for exactly the opposite r… https://t.co/Tp63hHHNHJBrexit was always a gift to Putin because it weakened the European Union & left Britain divided, isolated. The… https://t.co/REsxQhZwOl✅ Own resources, starting immediately ⚠️ A real rule of law mechanism 💶 Investment to mitigate the cuts in the futu… https://t.co/SE2sKiDu3kIt’s historic that we will launch bonds on the EU level for a staggering 750 billion. #EUCO But to be acceptable t… https://t.co/QclE7MPHYb
7/21
2020
Whenever you wear your face mask, be aware that it could be produced by forced labour in the #Uighur camps in Xinja… https://t.co/Irm1MuVqHxAgain, Europe is paralyzed by the need for unanimity among member states. High time to start the Conference on the… https://t.co/RqZYebOqmR
7/20
2020
In free European countries, we get to ask tough questions to those in power. Every Chinese ambassador across Europe… https://t.co/FVfEJUSZvkA chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Welcome to Viktor Orban's dystopian Union - where others fund his il… https://t.co/hUKQTpMVnh
7/19
2020
Just 23 years old here. Rest in Peace. #JohnLewis https://t.co/kIyAG4FJwZThe @EUCouncil needs to know any agreement transferring budgetary powers from @EU_Commission and the @Europarl_EN t… https://t.co/I6w9SE9N56We should do everything we can to ensure history does not repeat itself. The international community must never t… https://t.co/sEywCzgsP0
7/18
2020
Trump seems to have forgotten that it was the US that helped European countries to unite after the Second World War… https://t.co/0RnxPT6g9qEuropean Solidarity was slow to arrive at the beginning of this crisis. EU leaders must now make amends. The Euro… https://t.co/eDxd0fhT78
7/17
2020
The €13bn Apple tax hike just shows you one thing: time for a real reform of corporate taxes across the EU #CCTB Bu… https://t.co/PXhYRp6mVC
7/16
2020
Finally, Europeans start to remember that they have in house 5G technology themselves, which we could invest in..No… https://t.co/yVqdmpUin4
7/15
2020
I don't remember seeing this on the side of a bus 🤔 https://t.co/13OJ6an1Wp🇫🇷 What the world needs now... Liberté, égality, fraternité! Bonne fête nationale à mes amis français - et beaucou… https://t.co/buWQqmyCFv
7/14
2020
EU Foreign Ministers meet today and should discuss Magnitsky-style sanctions, including freezing foreign assets and… https://t.co/TS7Y7DcH8GImportant that President Duda drops his divisive and populist attacks on minorities & works to unite the Polish peo… https://t.co/tyr9kbhDmP
7/13
2020
I don't believe this is the future that Geremek, Kolakowski & other great Polish thinkers who championed freedom wo… https://t.co/qkPsEMzE7TIn 1988, Margaret Thatcher proudly declared that the barriers to trade in Europe were coming down. In 2020, the sam… https://t.co/mn47jttvrp
7/12
2020
Finally @Twitter suspends extremist accounts, including groups actively promoting racism. Social media plays a huge… https://t.co/7rRK2BR5WU
7/11
2020
Telling, but unsurprising, that Orban will veto the future prosperity of all European citizens to ensure he can con… https://t.co/fJR9DsfkGZWe must never forget the massacre of #Srebrinca, nor tolerate denialism about the truth of this genocide. As Europe… https://t.co/U8hQ4Zeyr9
7/10
2020
As long as selling cars to China is more important to Europe, especially to Germany than taking a firm stance on th… https://t.co/ozLw9HVGPh
7/9
2020
Reagan was a giant compared to Trump, who is destroying his America as a shining city on a hill. https://t.co/YI2rpYYu7VThe EU must stop funding illiberalism & now is the time to fix the system. Populist right wing Governments who und… https://t.co/ofCnYa7Tai
7/8
2020
The new economic forecasts of the European Commission prove there is no time to lose. We need to decide on a €750… https://t.co/oe5k7oDmD0This loss of faith in democracy is a crisis for all of us. In Europe, our response must be to create a real pan - E… https://t.co/5R8gg2XH62
7/7
2020
A proper functioning of the rule of law has ended in #HongKong since China imposed its security law. Following Cana… https://t.co/tAJr0IJhHU
7/6
2020
Well, that's out in the open, then. President @vonderleyen is a *political* leader, campaigning for an EPP party in… https://t.co/LzMr5zoNSC
Retweeted by Guy Verhofstadt
7/5
2020
European citizens should be allowed to vote where they live & pay taxes! Free movement shouldn't come at a civic c… https://t.co/c0moK5W8oQ
7/4
2020
Stronger Together! 🇪🇺🇬🇧 https://t.co/GmjLjVyWDmAn outrageous decision which shows the Turkish Government's continued drift from European values. The EU needs to… https://t.co/e06mevpbwn
7/3
2020
Fixing elections & creating new terms through manipulation shows Putin's insecurity & weakness, not strength.… https://t.co/CLpWd4FQtL
7/2
2020
Removing rights and denying opportunities is not progress. #IamEuropean https://t.co/SQNfVVY7SIFreedoms can be taken away at the stroke of a pen. Police brutality on clear display in #HongKong after the Chine… https://t.co/bYz1A50tIsWishing all the best to the 6 month German Presidency of the EU which starts today. 🇪🇺🇩🇪. Let's strive for real ch… https://t.co/cvWLt8pLKa
7/1
2020
No one in #HongKong knows the details of the security laws that will now hang over them. China is behaving in an… https://t.co/RoaWtWebHy
6/30
2020
The growing outrage against Trump's inaction is fully justified. But we also urgently need to know if Putin paid a… https://t.co/YITLaC2wGZVery worrying new research shows evidence of birth prevention & mass female sterilization of the #Uyghurs in Xinjia… https://t.co/pN1Qb8HG7t
6/29
2020
Ten years of suffering in Syria. If the EU wants to be a geopolitical player, we must help to establish peace & sta… https://t.co/ZumZwSzWrk
6/28
2020
Congratulations to @fiannafailparty & @MichealMartinTD on being elected as Taoiseach for the Republic of Ireland.… https://t.co/xBwmQaPMJT
6/27
2020
Nationalists and populists thought & still think that Brexit will soon be followed by other exits. The opposite is… https://t.co/CkB9DxqeZCHappy 75th anniversary to the United Nations! 🎉 193 nations working together to maintain peace after two devastati… https://t.co/WOk4k2KenV
6/26
2020
An American President who respected his own country's values of tolerance & respect for minorities would condemn Pr… https://t.co/9QCSAAOETJ
6/25
2020
While many Europeans are disillusioned in the way the EU managed the pandemic, 63% request more European cohesion &… https://t.co/cVkMnguMtF
6/24
2020
Brexit set to cost British citizens almost more than 47 years of payments to the EU budget by the end of this year.… https://t.co/dOND2ZLslnTime to release the #RussiaReport. All Europeans have the full right to know if & how Putin manipulated our democra… https://t.co/FPGj984zzi
6/23
2020
Europe has to speak true to China at the #EUChina Summit today. On COVID19, on Hong Kong & treatment of the Uyghurs… https://t.co/Hb5P4YJVjxIt wasn't just his words which were empty yesterday! https://t.co/Ux4w2TTlgm
6/22
2020
Putting people in prison because they stand up for their freedoms that were guaranteed under the “one country, two… https://t.co/R0Dwi32tdS
6/20
2020
BREAKING European Parliament calls with huge majority (565 votes in favour and 34 against) on China to respect… https://t.co/BoTxipIE0MIt would be irresponsible to wait until autumn to reach an agreement on the European Covid Recovery Plan. Our wor… https://t.co/vZZyMIIQzfWho would have ever thought the leader of the free world would ever use a Nazi-symbol? And even worse, that nobody… https://t.co/UyR4rwhaCoTogether, we can build a fairer, better and brighter Europe! Are you with me? #IAmEuropean https://t.co/SvzyyBlEwu
6/19
2020
🇭🇰 @hildevautmans: "This Parliament is united in calling on #China to withdraw the security law, respect the freedo… https://t.co/0JsbUHq074
Retweeted by Guy VerhofstadtBREAKING: overwhelming majority of 528 against 124 to urge the Council to start in September with the Conference on… https://t.co/HGdskMEBZ6Apparently being Putin's pet isn't sufficient enough. https://t.co/5OVeimrSm0
6/18
2020
The chaotic management by the EU of this health crisis has only confirmed its structural unpreparedness to face a m… https://t.co/30khRaBbuwI disagree with a lot Trump does, but he is absolutely right to impose harsh sanctions on mass murderer Assad and h… https://t.co/QSPgSCIDSdRussian disinformation operation against citizens in EU, UK & US exposed. “The intent appears to have been to stir… https://t.co/MKh9snU2ou🔴LIVE debate in #EPlenary: Conference on the Future of Europe. Watch live from 19h here: https://t.co/mmIiWzcnpehttps://t.co/uNPn1XlKmH✊🏾 Today in #EPlenary we debate racism following the death of #GeorgeFloyd and the anti-racism protests in the US a… https://t.co/sRhaUtzTaK
6/17
2020
Brussels will always remember #JoCox. Four years on from her murder, the values of tolerance she stood for are mor… https://t.co/2VR9j5VoV4#FakeNews & conspiracy theories sell ads for social media firms. No wonder that a code of conduct & self-regulation… https://t.co/Gb4pY6DEoi
6/16
2020

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