Statement of the European Left
25th November 2015
The European Left condemns the terror attack in Tunisia on 24 November, in which 13 security personnel of the Tunisian President Béji Caïd Essebsi were killed in a bus on its way to the Presidential palace. Until now unidentified assailants carried out the attack, described as a suicide attack.
Attacks of Paris: "We feel the shock in all Europe" (EL)
The Party of the European Left (EL) expresses its profound emotion and solidarity with the French people who are being hit by the terrorist barbarity for the second time this year. To this hour we are counting 127 dead and 200 injured.
More than 40 MEPs ask Mogherini to act in order to put an end to the Turkish procedure against the EL Vice president Maite Mola
Brussels, 13 November 2015
To the kind attention of VP/HR Federica Mogherini:
The Turkish justice system started a legal procedure against our comrade Vice-Chair of the Party of European Left (EL) and member of Izquierda Unida, Maite Mola. She has been applied the Turkish Anti-Terrorism Law, a clearly antidemocratic regulation whose many abused include allowing to shoot people in the streets.
The Turkish governement opened a legal procedure against Maite Mola, our Vice-President, for "insulting the President" Erdogan
*** Below, the letter of Pierre Laurent, President of the European Left, to Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament ***
The Heads of State of 196 countries will be meeting in Paris for the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP21), to be held from 30 November to 11 December 2015. The States claim they are ready to take action in order to curb the catastrophic effects of climate change. Their task is anything but easy – to achieve a global and binding agreement on climate change in order to reduce the capitalist system’s impact.