Current human rights situation in Turkey and Situation in Afrin, Syria: extracts from the joint debate
Event date: 06/02/2018
During the EP plenary session (5-8 February 2018) in Strasbourg, MEPs debate on Turkey’s military assault on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin (Syria). MEPs are also set to denounce hundreds of arrests by the Turkish government in an attempt to censor criticism over its military operation. Statements Federica MOGHERINI, Cristian Dan PREDA (EPP, RO), Kati PIRI (S&D, NL), Charles TANNOCK (ECR, UK) and Marietje SCHAAKE (ALDE, NL).