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2014 Liberal Eyes n°50 - 17/12/14

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16/12/2014
European liberals condemn recent arrests in Turkey
Freedom of expression is seriously under threat in Turkey said ALDE Party President Sir Graham Watson following the arrest of a number of journalists. Alexander Graf Lambsdorff MEP warned that the Turkish government's acts targeting the media are jeopardising its prospect for EU membership.
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16/12/2014
ALDE Party President disturbed by attack on Aram Manukyan
“I am deeply disturbed to learn of the attack on Aram Manukyan, a highly-respected and vocal member of the opposition in Armenia, who's ensuring the government is held accountable for its policies. Politicians should be able to carry out their duties without fear of being attacked," said Sir Graham Watson.
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15/12/2014
Former Party President to leave European Parliament
On Monday in Strasbourg, Annemie Neyts-Uyttebroeck informed European Parliament President Martin Schulz that she would leave the European Parliament by the end of the year. Hilde Vautmans will succeed her. Mrs Neyts is a former Party President of the European Liberal Democrats.
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12/12/2014
LeaDeR Awards announced at ceremony in Brussels
The results of the fourth edition of the LeaDeR awards were announced last Wednesday 10 December in Brussels. Awards were presented in nine categories. The former President of the ALDE Group in the EU's Committee of the Regions, Flo Clucas, was the chair of the jury.
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15/12/2014
Yabloko meets for Federal Council
This weekend in Moscow, the YABLOKO Federal Council met and discussed the situation in Russia and decided on the party’s political line for 2015-2016, for local and regional elections, and the State Duma elections scheduled for 2016.
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05/12/2014
Italian Radicals present publication on Rule of Law vs Reason of State
On December 4 in Rome at an event organised by the Italian Radicals, the written proceedings of the Conference Rule of Law vs Reason of State, held in Brussels on 18 and 19 February were presented at the Sala del Cenacolo at the Italian Chamber of Deputies.
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15/12/2014
'Russian citizens don't want their rights and freedoms to be trampled'
"The authorities claim to be supported by the majority of citizens who are in favour of the current regime. I am confident that the majority of citizens don't want to go back to the USSR", stated Mikhail Kasyanov of ALDE Party member RPR-PARNAS.
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15/12/2014
Danish liberals discuss the situation in Ukraine
Last weekend, ALDE Party member Venstre in Denmark, held its annual EU Conference to discuss the situation in Ukraine – "between Putin and the EU”. More than 150 people had showed up to hear a lineup of Danish and Ukrainian speakers give their slant on the state of affairs in Ukraine and Russia.
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