Human rights: MEPs to denounce Rohingya crisis in Myanmar
Parliament will discuss the fate of Rohingyas in Myanmar, the repression of the Gabonese opposition and other human rights breaches in Cambodia and Laos on Thursday morning.
MEPs will hold urgent debates on the following human rights, democracy and rule of law topics on Thursday, at around 10.00, with the votes following at 12.00.
- Cambodia: notably the case of Mr. Kem Sokha
- Gabon: repression of the opposition
- Laos: notably the cases of Somphone Phimmasone, Lod Thammavong and Soukane Chaithad
- Myanmar, in particular the situation of Rohingyas
Nearly 125,000 people have been fleeing Myanmar's Rakhine state for Bangladesh, according to United Nations.
Procedure: non-legislative resolutions
Debates/votes: Thursday, 14 September