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Mr Markus WIECHEL

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Representative
Member of the Riksdag
Sweden Democrats

Sveriges Riksdag
SE - 100 12 - Stockholm
Sweden

markus.wiechel@riksdagen.se

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2020 , 2019 , 2018

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance since 05/10/2019
  • Member: European Conservatives Group from 29/06/2018 to 04/10/2019
  • Member: Members not belonging to a Political Group from 18/04/2016 to 28/06/2018

In the Assembly

  • since 21/01/2019 Representative-Sweden
  • from 18/04/2016 to 20/01/2019 Substitute-Sweden

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Member: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (from 30/09/2019 to 26/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 21/01/2019)
  • Full Member: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 18/04/2016 to 20/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Momodou Malcolm JALLOW (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 21/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Michael SVENSSON (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 22/01/2018 to 20/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Ms Boriana ÅBERG (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 24/04/2017 to 21/01/2018)
  • Alternate of Ms Tina GHASEMI (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 18/04/2016 to 23/04/2017)

Interventions

Last speeches

30/01/2020 | 10:52:55 Mr President, We're now debating a very important issue and the path that our member states choose to take in this matter will change our societies. The basic plea made in the report as to, as soon as possible and without hesitation, take care of especially children of Islamic State terrorists and to move them out of squalid camps in Syria and Iraq to European countries. However, international conventions prohibit children from being separated from their parents. At the same time, if a parent... 25/06/2019 | 16:36:12 Madam President, It is of extreme importance for the future of our societies that the Istanbul Convention on violence against women is successfully implemented across Europe. For if we cannot stop the present dramatic rise in the physical, mental and social abuse of so many women, then our western civilisation will not endure for long, based as it is on human rights and equality - including between the sexes. My own country, Sweden, got its first laws protecting women over 700 years ago, in... 22/01/2019 | 19:19:21 I am heartened by the fact that our Assembly is addressing one of the most burning issues of our time – namely, whether the growing practice of Sharia in Europe is compatible with the cornerstone of European and Western civilisation, the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. I am impressed by how fairly the rapporteur, Mr Gutiérrez, and our Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights scrutinised the European Convention on Human Rights and the Cairo... 22/01/2019 | 17:39:18 For a long time, the international community stood helpless when it was confronted with flagrant cases of human rights violations inflicted on so-called whistleblowers, the people whose only action had been to report crimes they had witnessed to the authorities. Meanwhile, the people who were guilty of those crimes or stood to benefit from them went unpunished, while the whistleblowers were to be punished. The Sergei Magnitsky case of 2009 and its follow-up, admirably dealt with in the report...

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