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Type: Acts of the European Union: European Parliament resolution on human rights and democracy in the world and the European Union’s policy on the matter – annual report 2018

Authority: European Authorities - European Union: European Parliament

Date: 01/14/2020

Subject: The European Parliament expresses its deep concern at the attacks on democracy and the rule of law worldwide in 2018, which reflect the rise of authoritarianism as a political project, embodying disregard for human rights, repression of dissent, politicised justice, predetermined election results, shrinking space for civil society to operate in, and limitations on freedom of assembly and freedom of expression; recalls that there can be no hierarchy of human rights; stresses the need to ensure full respect for, and adherence to, the principle that human rights are universal and inalienable, indivisible, interdependent and interrelated; stresses that attempts to use the rights of certain groups to justify the marginalisation of others are wholly unacceptable

Classification: General theme

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