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The sad story of this Indian elephant reminds us on #WorldEnvironmentDay that we need to better protect our planet… https://t.co/PKhXhmClBH
6/5
2020
But I thought that foreigners stealing British jobs was one of the reasons you wanted Brexit? https://t.co/6bWt2cf96wToday it was 31 years ago that the Chinese Communist Party crushed its own citizens. China has become a lot richer… https://t.co/FjM0wit5tO
6/4
2020
This rage against racism & apartheid could make America great again! #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/ikMmo0SRWTDefending the indefensible. https://t.co/SI3fP6n2m0✊🏻✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 #blacklivesmatter  #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd https://t.co/lks0kHsNmp
6/3
2020
🇮🇹 Happy #FestaDellaRepubblica to all my Italian friends. You have remained strong and united in these difficult ti… https://t.co/bN9agK783c🇮🇹 Buona #FestaDellaRepubblica a tutti gli amici italiani. Avete dimostrato di rimanere forte e uniti in questi tem… https://t.co/xrYH5VYaclFacebook's inaction over Trump's glorification of violence is wrong & Zuckerberg's own staff know it. Facebook has… https://t.co/6XROOBjObN
6/2
2020
The world simply cannot trust #Chinese President #XiJinping's regime, says Chris Patten. Liberal democracies and fr… https://t.co/In7Y3dD4zp
Retweeted by Guy VerhofstadtMy favourite work of #Christo..the umbrellas. Rest in Peace. https://t.co/gPpWaJqXIB
6/1
2020
I can't breathe. Belgium pays respect. #GeorgeFloyd https://t.co/Uq62gpdUyv
5/31
2020
This kind of false reporting led to Brexit. Elsevier has clearly not read the plan. Not 1 NL citizen will pay 1€ mo… https://t.co/xqqZD5yFbdThe murder of #GeorgeFloyd has sent shockwaves around the world. Police brutality like this has no place in our soc… https://t.co/DDAYf2tjpq
5/29
2020
How will the 750 billion European Recovery Fund tackle the #COVID19 crisis, and could it mark a historical turn in… https://t.co/8FCqmILLeaThe EU is a major source of foreign investment into #HongKong. China's security law & the resulting loss of autonom… https://t.co/rOcewlXfXC
5/28
2020
Far too late, but it's a start. More of this please, @Twitter! https://t.co/8dhlBmZThtThe @EU_Commission's #COVID19 economic recovery plan is an important step in the right direction, to invest in a br… https://t.co/xDrcA5kOq3BREAKING: The @EU_Commission proposal of 750 billion. Follow my reaction here and on Facebook and later live on… https://t.co/AGDMwhm8KHClear messages from this large survey: more solidarity & the EU needs enhanced competences to be able to face chall… https://t.co/rTMsjo99AS
5/27
2020
Clear now there is one rule for populists like Trump, Bolsanaro, Kaczynski, Johnson and Cummings & another for the… https://t.co/8PGEQPSN5c
5/25
2020
The best reply against the frugal four came today in Welt am Sonntag by Wolfgang Schäuble stating that more loans i… https://t.co/8EMuuXzP5YFollowing the Cummings saga in the UK, this is spot on.. https://t.co/Xiv2TlokS0Time the EU starts to think about Magnitsky- style sanctions against #HongKong officials terrorising the pro-democr… https://t.co/9ycwG4ZEaJ
5/24
2020
Sad to see that history keeps on repeating itself. People used to say this about AIDS. https://t.co/YENbAg4JWS
5/23
2020
China is set to use it's fake Parliament to kill off what's left of democracy in #HongKong. The nail in the coffin… https://t.co/QDeQjqQhSH
5/22
2020
Also in Germany a majority supports a European Recovery Fund to tackle the crisis. There is hope for Europe. Let’s… https://t.co/RqwkvqA9Sc
5/21
2020
I gave an interview supporting the universal basic income. https://t.co/tvv3ry4MgZ What’s your opinion on it?15 years ago, I wrote The United States of Europe - calling for a Hamilton moment in European politics so that Euro… https://t.co/CFbEonnuij
5/20
2020
Scoop! Britain is the first country in world history to open up by pulling up the drawbridge! The sad reality behin… https://t.co/iILimXrIylJust arrived! #IAmEuropean https://t.co/zvJxluIxNUThe Macron-Merkel plan doesn't come a day too soon. This graph is the ultimate proof that we need a real Recovery P… https://t.co/SV7fBMNKL3
5/19
2020
The COVID19 pandemic has shown us EU countries need the capacity to better work together to tackle current & futur… https://t.co/WBSf5nQTKJ @IngsocDmnt @LES_CRUMPETS @The Macron-Merkel initiative is a step in the right direction. But will the size be sufficient? And how to finance… https://t.co/dJGXvlhVq3That’s how democracy looks like under authoritarian rule! We need to support the pro-democracy activists in… https://t.co/DfbLmnXo9gThe arrest of Félicien Kabuga is important to deliver justice for the million victims of the Rwandese Genocide. It… https://t.co/3xhxj8bz5M
5/18
2020
Kankerhomo. Achterlijke flikker. Vieze pisnicht. Sommige mensen vragen zich af of zo’n internationale dag tegen ho… https://t.co/x6YehBOBPY
Retweeted by Guy VerhofstadtWe have come so far, but there is so much still to do🌈🇪🇺 Equality for all Europeans, NOW! #IDAHOT #IamEuropeanhttps://t.co/9fEPdUT2GV
5/17
2020
This is what unfreedom looks like. In Europe, in 2020. Time to rage against it. Time to start standing up to thos… https://t.co/WdNluJTH30
5/16
2020
BREAKING - The European Parliament overwhelmingly backs our proposal (505 + vs. 119 -) to oblige the Commission to… https://t.co/J1jxjUKvxo
5/15
2020
The chaos in the Union has to stop! We need a uniform decision by the Commission to reopen internal borders + unifo… https://t.co/hk88d595o1
5/14
2020
Will it be a real recovery fund for the European economy or a trickery fund? I fear the latter, Mrs. Von der Leyen.… https://t.co/831iKpE8U0China is tightening its grip on #Taiwan and #HongKong. Democracy and the rule of law might become the biggest victi… https://t.co/3aNUKWpiUMHuman rights organisations are right to raise the alarm over #COVIDー19 apps. Sacrificing privacy & handing over mor… https://t.co/DGLpBPZPli
5/13
2020
Trump didn't mention the role of the Soviet Union during liberation day. But also Putin tries to re-write history.… https://t.co/E4HjmdFfAH
5/12
2020
Nous voulons que la #santé soit placée au coeur de l'agenda du @Europarl_FR avec une visibilité renforcée. Notre tr… https://t.co/GBkrYa5f1j
Retweeted by Guy VerhofstadtThe economic & health impacts of #COVID-19 are profound, but if we are not careful, the biggest casualty of COVID-1… https://t.co/32dJnI3YhWEurope has to firmly condemns this. What happens in #Hongkong is totally unacceptable. Need for a new China strateg… https://t.co/nPWVjaQ0eROn attend de l’Etat un zéro-faute, de soi-même un zéro-responsabilité, et pour la société un zéro-risque. C’est l’é… https://t.co/EMkELwqQLB
Retweeted by Guy Verhofstadt
5/11
2020
Their mission was "the realisation of the first concrete foundation of a European federation". 70 years on,… https://t.co/DwnCUF75Io
Retweeted by Guy Verhofstadt70 years ago Schuman and the other founding fathers showed us the way forward. Let’s continue their legacy. Let's b… https://t.co/YGql5z8iq3
5/9
2020
Beautiful. Thank you Banksy. https://t.co/D2aS0xQgrXToday we remember those who gave their lives for our freedom & to secure peace on our continent, which we still enj… https://t.co/y4pACbR1vqTo tackle the Corona-crisis, the Commission has a choice to make: resort to cheap trickery, or aim for real recover… https://t.co/s7LbqcxzsV
5/8
2020
Poor leadership by the US & China brings us trade wars and an erosion of international institutions. #COVID19 will… https://t.co/Zi9bJHPAb6Sad to read the latest report by @freedomhouse, which shows Hungary is no longer a free democracy & Poland is in s… https://t.co/uexoYCjwFG
5/7
2020
Breaking: No country will be left unscathed by the economic shock of #COVID19. Our response must be based on Europe… https://t.co/lL5iegJW6T
5/6
2020
(3) Clearly, now that the German Constitutional Court tries to cut the wings of the ECB, the European Commission ha… https://t.co/u2APcJcuid(2) If every Constitutional Court of every member state starts giving its own interpretation of what Europe can and… https://t.co/lgzZcSb6qvI am puzzled by the decision of the German Constitutional Court for three reasons: (1) The court states that the EC… https://t.co/5kV6C1DsQB
5/5
2020
Renowned Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado is warning of a potential “genocide” of indigenous people in the… https://t.co/rdgmTz8KV5
Retweeted by Guy Verhofstadt...and I thought #Brexit was about getting rid of bureaucracy !😉 https://t.co/ccu76DLGjp
5/4
2020
It’s good to pay tribute to the press freedom on this #WorldPressFreedomDay, but this is the ranking of 3 EU countr… https://t.co/d0K1iyroSxIn a world without independent journalists Trump, Xi Jinping and Putin would be free to sell their “alternative fac… https://t.co/5n83uNply8
5/3
2020
16 years ago, 10 new Member States joined the EU, a giant step towards completing the unification of Europe, after… https://t.co/KdACRXGkDE
5/2
2020
Mucha suerte @InesArrimadas como nueva líder de @CiudadanosCs en vuestro primer congreso virtual. Pienso que una fu… https://t.co/EzlCWYaiPkA big thank you to all the workers keeping our communities open & helping people who need it! Happy Worker's Day.… https://t.co/xw6bpS3w3G
5/1
2020
China calls them “the anti-China troublemakers in Hong Kong”. I call them heroes who fight for democracy, their fre… https://t.co/pXNLuYtpbf
4/30
2020
We are indeed not only experiencing a Corona pandemic, but also a pandemic of power grabs by authoritarians. Let’s… https://t.co/cyqNEjzZWN
4/29
2020
Breaking: Fitch downgrades Italian bonds to BBB- with outlook stable. To stop this, more solidarity & unity in the… https://t.co/lgj5RzN8wSTo recover from the pandemic, the @SpinelliGroup wants to restructure the EU budget and launch bonds at no extra co… https://t.co/UYOxlVaQ5wWe see increasing aggressiveness from nationalist, populist and right wing circles against pro-Europeans... even de… https://t.co/0oXlNs0s7gA big big thank to all our frontline keyworkers keeping our societies running during the pandemic. #IWMD2020 https://t.co/GkslZhyD5l
4/28
2020
People received European citizenship with the Treaty of Maastricht. Will be interesting to see, if a Government dec… https://t.co/agdOfA33beOur MEPs have taken the initiative to organise a cross party letter to HR @JosepBorrellF, asking for clarification… https://t.co/AHUY2dRZ8s
Retweeted by Guy VerhofstadtA global ceasefire: this would be finally some very positive news during a time in which bad news prevails. https://t.co/jGfbRkOxB5Indeed. Bravo! Can you imagine a world without journalists in which Orban, Putin, Trump, Erdogan and Xi Jinping wou… https://t.co/aZyKlFhZSF
4/27
2020
The real story of US American democracy isn’t the drama. It’s the complete unresponsiveness to it https://t.co/GnhNfZ2MdP via @The_CorresSomething to cheer you up during these difficult times 😉 https://t.co/BKda7IrTsbEurope should not give in to political pressure by China and start to censure itself. If China is spreading disinfo… https://t.co/NvPygJup8EIf this is true, this is a very serious problem. Information by the EEAS must be based on facts, not on political p… https://t.co/aHgwaysfcU
Retweeted by Guy Verhofstadt
4/25
2020
The #COVID19 ping-pong continues & the ball has been hit from the Council to the Commission. It is time that this s… https://t.co/Fnzu9rwxB0The discussion about grants or loans is surreal. Grants are like water in the fight against a fire...while loans ar… https://t.co/nHuw0oOYghTime for the @EU_Commission to take it's responsibility & launch - allied with the @Europarl_EN - a trillion sized… https://t.co/jUmoCNuKsY
4/24
2020
Tomorrow at 15:00 in the @EurLiberalForum´s FB page @guyverhofstadt and I will have a conversation about the result… https://t.co/fqOGOgsvVe
Retweeted by Guy VerhofstadtECB-President Lagarde rightly warns we are again acting “too little too late”. The ping-pong between Eurogroup,… https://t.co/ya52M2TvEDThis is a moment of truth for the European Council. We have to avoid a lost decade in Europe, due to inaction now,… https://t.co/LKLSqeWQwPWe need to know what happened to the missing Chinese Corona whistleblowers and the EU must help to free the pro-dem… https://t.co/FZLh8WKruQWhether it was ideology or incompetence, this is total crazy! As with so many things, we are stronger working toget… https://t.co/4W7zqTR3kl
4/23
2020
Join @RenewEurope Friday to discuss on contact tracking. Member states so far acting like headless chickens, hopefu… https://t.co/OIyDudNz4LLet’s remember...there is no Planet B! #EarthDay2020 https://t.co/xuhY2ZNaDREverybody who longs for a more autocratic way of dealing with the Corona crisis should never forget that China is t… https://t.co/Tkas3utRCi
4/22
2020
Good to see that after positive reactions in many member states, the detailled proposal I made with @lugaricano (an… https://t.co/CVr7tWy6z5We need to be vigilant. China and Russia are actively promoting conspiracy theories. To divide us and appear strong… https://t.co/bAwUK4pr0HPetition to end the trade of exotic animals in China - by Music Against Animal Cruelty - Sign the Petition!… https://t.co/G6du6YImF5Let us do everything in our power to make sure this never happens again. #HolocaustRemembranceDay https://t.co/REW6ce8iv6
4/21
2020
MEP @hildevautmans urges High Commissioner @JosepBorrellF to issue an EU condemnation of the arrests of opposition… https://t.co/MTqKot1Q0p
Retweeted by Guy VerhofstadtThe Corona whistleblowers, the protest leaders in Hong Kong who have been persecuted. Europe and the whole world ne… https://t.co/zXDjx97ZYO«En cédant à l’autocratie dans la lutte contre le Covid-19, la Hongrie empoisonne les idéaux européens» | Carte bla… https://t.co/zyCODu9oJU
4/20
2020

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