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Mr Momodou Malcolm JALLOW

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the Unified European Left since 21/01/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 21/01/2019 Representative - Sweden

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

  • General Rapporteur on combating racism and intolerance: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 02/10/2019)
  • Full Member: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 21/01/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities (since 24/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Markus WIECHEL (Full Member): Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 21/01/2019)

Interventions

Last speeches

24/06/2021 | 17:17:53 Thank you, thank you, Mister President, Let me just take this opportunity to thank all these amazing members of parliament, colleagues and comrades for your very, very important comments. I wish I had time to be able to thank you individually, but unfortunately, I do not have time but I really, really appreciate your comments on this report. You did it with such eloquence. Let me also take this opportunity to thank and express my sincere gratitude to Mr Giorgio LODDO, sitting right next to me... 24/06/2021 | 16:09:08 Thank you very much. Dear colleagues, Today is a historic day as we are about to debate, and hopefully, adopt the Council of Europe's first report and resolution paying particular attention to people of African descent in our 70 years of history and existence. When I was elected to the Swedish parliament for the first time, I took my daughter with me to the opening ceremony dressed in my traditional African attire as it is permitted by the rules of the parliament to have traditional or... 23/06/2021 | 16:53:45 Thank you very much, Madam Chair. This is a very important topic, and I would first of all just like to take this opportunity to thank the rapporteur for writing a very very important report. Enhancing participation of women from under-represented groups in political and public decision making is extremely important. There are lots of barriers as we know for women in politics, in a patriarchal society that we live in. If you are a woman of colour, if you are a woman of colour and a Muslim... 28/01/2021 | 12:22:38 Thank you very much Mr President for allowing me to speak. This is a very important report. It's a very, very important report. I had planned to give a speech which, after listening to everybody else speaking, I don't want to repeat what everybody else has said. I want to thank the Rapporteur for lifting this very important issue which normally is not discussed, and when discussed we only sometimes acknowledge its existence and we don't move forward. We need to move forward because this is a... 27/01/2021 | 17:47:51 Thank you very much, Madam Chair. There is no democracy without civil society. It should be made clear that any repressive measures leading to reduced or diminished democratic space for civil society is a violation of the right to freedom of assembly, association, and expression embodied in Article 10 and 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights, that we are all a party to. We have seen an increase in adoption of repressive laws created purposely for the prohibition by the authorities of...

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