MEPs call for EU fundamental rights watchdog

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MEPs call for EU fundamental rights watchdog


The European Parliament on October 25 passed a resolution to end the current “crisis-driven” approach to perceived breaches of democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights in EU member states. They called on the EU Commission to set up a binding EU mechanism to monitor and report annually on their records in these fields.

“We have provided the European Union with the instruments to enforce all the other policy areas – competition policies, police and justice cooperation, foreign policies...


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