Human rights: child pregnancies in Paraguay; Palmyra; children in Nepal
MEPs state their concern at the high number of child pregnancies in Paraguay,calling for "access to safe and legal abortion" when the health and life of women or girls are in danger, "where there is severe foetal impairment and in cases of rape and incest". In separate resolutions they also call for the protection of the Palmyra site and draw attention to the situation of children in Nepal.
Human rights: Zimbabwe; Thailand; Swaziland
Parliament passed three resolutions on Thursday during the May plenary session: calling for Zimbabwean human rights activist Itai Dzarana to be found immediately; the release of all political prisoners in Swaziland; protection for Rohingya asylum seekers and action against human trafficking in Thailand.
Human rights: Yarmouk refugee camp, activists in Algeria and Nadiya Savchenko
Parliament condemned IS/Daesh terror attacks on the Palestinian refugee camp in Yarmouk, Syria, the harassment of labour and human rights activists in Algeria and the illegal detention of Ukrainian pilot and MP Nadiya Savchenko in Russia, in three resolutions voted on Thursday 30 April 2015
Human rights: Tanzania; attacks by Da'eshin the Middle East; South Sudan
Parliament passed three resolutions on Thursday during the March plenary session : strongly condemning the practice of land grabbing in Tanzania; asking member states to take proactive action to counter the expansion of Da'esh beyond Syria and Iraq; and calling on all sides in South Sudan to form a transitional government of national unity.
Human rights: Raif Badawi; mass graves in Cyprus; Bob Rugurika
Parliament passed three resolutions on Thursday 12th February, calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Raif Badawi in Saudi Arabia and Bob Rugurika in Burundi, and urging the Turkish authorities to cease removing remains from mass graves found in the occupied part of Cyprus and to compensate the families of the missing persons.
Parliament passed three resolutions on Thursday: stressing that the convictions of Alexei Navalny and his brother were "based on unsubstantiated charges" and calling for the judicial proceedings to be "free of political interference"; condemning the "brutal massacre of schoolchildren" in Pakistan; and deeply concerned by the homosexual propaganda bill in Kyrgyzstan.