Parliamentary question - P-002382/2023Parliamentary question

EU Memorandum of Understanding with Tunisia: lack of call for release of political prisoners, legal basis, and human rights conditionality

Priority question for written answer  P-002382/2023
to the Commission
Rule 138
Karen Melchior (Renew), Michael Gahler (PPE), Matjaž Nemec (S&D), Mounir Satouri (Verts/ALE), Anne-Sophie Pelletier (The Left), Theresa Bielowski (S&D), Abir Al-Sahlani (Renew), Dietmar Köster (S&D), Brando Benifei (S&D), Tineke Strik (Verts/ALE), Ignazio Corrao (Verts/ALE), Margrete Auken (Verts/ALE), Pascal Durand (S&D), Helmut Scholz (The Left), Margarida Marques (S&D), Barry Andrews (Renew), Kathleen Van Brempt (S&D), Thijs Reuten (S&D), Domènec Ruiz Devesa (S&D), Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana (Verts/ALE), Claudia Gamon (Renew), Sylvie Guillaume (S&D), Sylwia Spurek (Verts/ALE), José Gusmão (The Left), Jan-Christoph Oetjen (Renew), Fabio Massimo Castaldo (NI), Samira Rafaela (Renew), Giuliano Pisapia (S&D), Georgios Kyrtsos (Renew), Fabienne Keller (Renew), Damien Carême (Verts/ALE)

We find the EU’s signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tunisia deeply concerning given the worsening of migrants’ rights in the country, including collective expulsions at unsafe borders, violations during interceptions at sea, and arrests of Black African migrants by police.


Submitted: 1.8.2023

Last updated: 28 August 2023
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