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MEP Terry Reintke’s rule of law report has been adopted with a broad majority: 429 in favour, 131 against, 34 abstensions.

Source: EP Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.

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MEP Anna Júlia Donáth, member of the Renew Europe group, affirms that EU funds should be withdrawn from the government, but not from the Hungarian society which does not deserve to be punished. Read the thread for her proposals.

Source: Anna Júlia Donáth

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During MEP Sophie in ‘t Veld event yesterday, Jakub Jaraczewski, research coordinator at Democracy Reporting International, elaborated his point on rule of law tools. The EU needs to focus on tools that work, tools that come with possible financial sanctions. Read the thread

Source: Jakub Jaraczewski

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The European Commission needs to fulfil its duty as the guardian of the Treaties, said MEP Terry Reintke during her speech. Read the main points of the report

Source: European parliament

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Here an excerpt of Terry Reintke speech as rapporteur of the annual rule of law report.


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