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MEPs call for better protection of fundamental rights and secularism in the EU

MEPs call for better protection of fundamental rights and secularism in the EU

Posted: Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:16

The European Parliament has passed a resolution that calls on the EU to better respect and enforce fundamental rights and European values; values which include secularism, freedom of belief, freedom of expression and the right to die with dignity.

NSS call on EU Presidents to protect women's right to life

NSS call on EU Presidents to protect women's right to life

Posted: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 10:59

The Presidents of the European Council and European Commission today heard a plea for greater protection for pregnant women's right to life following the death of Savita Halappanavar in Ireland.

Secularism under attack from European Parliament President

Secularism under attack from European Parliament President

Posted: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 12:18

The President of the European Parliament, Jerzy Buzek, has launched a vicious attack on secularism during a European prayer breakfast.

Secularists criticise supposed EU dialogue with non-believers as biased

Secularists criticise supposed EU dialogue with non-believers as biased

Posted: Fri, 02 Dec 2011 12:24

This year's Secularist of the Year winner, Sophie in 't Veld MEP, stormed out of a meeting at the European Parliament on Wednesday saying that it was biased against secularists and others who had no religious faith.