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Should politicians be prosecuted for statements made in the exercise of their mandate?

Amendment No. 11 | Doc. 15307 | 18 June 2021

Signatories:
Ms María Valentina MARTÍNEZ FERRO, Spain, EPP/CD ; Mr Pablo HISPÁN, Spain, EPP/CD ; Ms María Teresa JIMÉNEZ-BECERRIL, Spain, EPP/CD ; Ms Carmen LEYTE, Spain, EPP/CD ; Mr Javier MAROTO, Spain, EPP/CD ; Ms Margarita PROHENS, Spain, EPP/CD ; Mr Gonzalo ROBLES, Spain, EPP/CD
Origin
2021 - Third part-session
In the draft resolution, replace paragraph 9.3.3 with the following paragraph:

"consider dropping the remaining prosecutions also of the lower-ranking officials involved in the 2017 unconstitutional referendum and refrain from sanctioning the successors of the imprisoned politicians for symbolic actions merely expressing their solidarity with those in detention, except in the cases where the officials broke the Spanish laws that adhere to the recommendations on electoral procedures of the Council of Europe and the Venice Commission like the neutrality of institutions and the rules of election campaign financing;"