Implementation of the Council's LGBTI Guidelines, particularly in relation to the persecution of (perceived) homosexual men in Chechnya, Russia: extracts from the vote and from the debate (16/05)

Event date: 18/05/2017

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During the EP plenary session (15-18 May 2017) in Strasbourg, MEPs debate and vote on the implementation of the Council's LGBTI Guidelines, particularly in relation to the persecution of (perceived) homosexual men in Chechnya, Russia. Statements by Soraya POST (S&D, SE), Ulrike LUNACEK (Greens/EFA, AT), Malin BJORK (GUE/NGL, SE), Mark DEMESMAEKER (ECR, BE), Christos STYLIANIDES, Member of the EC in charge of Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Fredrick FEDERLEY (ALDE, SE) and Seb DANCE (S&D, UK).