European Parliament

Revise Digital Security Act

Expressing serious concerns at the deteriorating human rights situation in Bangladesh, the European Parliament yesterday regretted the government's decision to enact the Digital Security Act ahead of the national election.

November 16, 2019
November 16, 2019

EU 2020 budget talks drag on because of disagreement

Talks setting the EU's budget for next year are going down to the wire because of disagreement between member states and the European Parliament, officials say.

November 16, 2018
November 16, 2018

Revise Digital Security Act

Expressing serious concerns at the deteriorating human rights situation in Bangladesh, the European Parliament yesterday regretted the government's decision to enact the Digital Security Act ahead of the national election.

September 15, 2017
September 15, 2017

Cease Rohingya persecution

The European Parliament has called upon the military and security forces in Myanmar to immediately cease the killings, harassment

April 6, 2017
April 6, 2017

EU Parliament adopts tough Brexit 'red lines'

The European Parliament overwhelmingly adopts tough "red lines" for negotiations over a Brexit deal, on which EU lawmakers will have the final say in two years' time.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Concern over extremism, shrinking of political space

Terming political situation in Bangladesh worrying, members of the European Parliament (EP) called for dialogue between democratic parties of the country to reach a political consensus, and for greater respect for freedom of speech.

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

Stand against violent acts of extremists

The European Parliament delegation for South Asia has called on the government, political parties and civil society members to

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

EP worried over rights situation

A European Parliament (EP) delegation has expressed concern over the human rights situation in Bangladesh, and called for an impartial investigation into all the cases of blogger killings.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

EP team for agreed mechanisms before next election

The European Parliament delegation puts emphasis on ‘some agreed mechanisms’ well ahead of the next general election in Bangladesh so that ‘many parties’ can participate in the polls in a free, fair and open manner.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

Debate in European Parliament on freedom of expression in Bangladesh

The European Parliament (EP) will see a debate on a motion to adopt a resolution on the freedom of expression in Bangladesh.