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Plenary session 

MEPs denounced hundreds of arrests by the Turkish government, carried out in an attempt to censor criticism over its military assault of Afrin, in a resolution on Thursday.

Plenary session 

MEPs call for the immediate release of Oyub Titiev in Russia, condemn the death penalty in Egypt and urge Haiti to end child slavery.


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